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Club recognise pupils with a 100 per cent attendance record

1 July 2014

Town team up with primary schools to reward pupils

Shrewsbury Town have teamed up with Shropshire primary schools to reward dedicated pupils who have achieved a 100 per cent attendance record in the current school year.

The club's Community Sports Trust have contacted every primary school in the county to recognise pupils who have not had a day off since returning to school last September.

The youngsters will be invited to a special ceremony at the Greenhous Meadow next Thursday afternoon between 4.30 and 6pm where they will receive a certificate from manager Micky Mellon and members of the Town first team squad.

Jamie Edwards, Shrewsbury Town's Community Trust manager, said: "We feel achieving a 100 per cent attendance record in a school year is something well worth celebrating.

"We thought it would be nice to recognise the pupils by inviting them to the Greenhous Meadow and giving them a special experience.

"We very much look forward to welcoming lots of youngsters to the club next week."

If you would like to register a youngster you know who meets the 100 per cent attendance criteria for next week's ceremony, please send an email to

Pictured: Getting ready for next week's special celebration of Shropshire primary school pupils with 100 per cent attendance records are, from left, manager Micky Mellon, Lenny the Lion, and players Ryan Woods and Mark Ellis. 

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