Year eight pupils at David Hughes School present R N L I Beaumaris with a cheque

Lifeboats News Release

Seven pupils from the school called at the lifeboat station to present a cheque for £500 to the lifeboat crew raised by undertaking a sponsored walk up Snowdon.

The pupils with four of the lifeboat volunteers.

RNLI/ Steve Barnard

The pupils with four of the lifeboat volunteers.

Whilst not all of the pupils who undertook the walk could come to the station the representatives from the school who came to the station consisted of Lewis Jones, Mari Jones, Ceri Lightfoot, Eli Jones, Cai Roberts, Orla Doohan and Kyle Owen.

The presentation was made by Mr Alun Roberts head of year eight at the school to Mr Phil Greville the Lifeboat Operations Manager.

Phil Greville, Beaumaris RNLI Lifeboat Operations Manager said “As a charity the RNLI relies on donations just like this generous one from the year eight pupils of David Hughes School at Menai Bridge. Everyone at the station is hugely appreciative of this gesture, which will help us save more lives at sea.”

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