Former Millfield horse rider turned swimmer Suzanna Hext is competing in her first Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
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In June, Jackie Mander, the daughter of Millfield's founder, Boss Meyer, came to visit the school with her granddaughter, Jemma, and great-grandson, Arthur. We were so excited to welcome three generations of the Meyer family onto campus!
Team GB strike gold in the 4x200m freestyle relay securing a hat-trick of victories in the water for the first time since 1908.
OM Hannah Passmore (2012-2014; MPS/2014-2019; The Lakes) has been selected for the England U21 Netball Squad for 2021. She will be the first OM to play for England since Pamela Cookey, a former Captain of the England Netball Team, who retired in 2015.
OM Maisie Macdonald (2017-2019; Portway) has run 5km every day in June to raise money and awareness for Alopecia research. Overall, Maisie raised an amazing £2,398!
OM Natasha Ibori (2010-2015; Abbey) has won the Innovator Award from Northeastern University’s ‘Women Who Empower’ initiative for helping to provide clean electricity to Nigeria. Natasha co-founded the company, Uwana Energy, to create a market for solar panels in Nigeria and improve their energy access issues.
Earlier this month, OM Garett Stanhope (2015-2020; Kingweston) ran 42.2km, in 4 hours and 40 minutes, to raise money and awareness for Testicular Cancer. Garett aimed to raise £1,500 but his final total was an incredible £4,395.
Ahead of Father’s Day this Sunday, professional rugby union player, Jonathan Joseph (2007-2009; St Anne's), has collaborated with cosmetics and skincare company, ClarinsMen, to film their special Father’s Day advert at Millfield.