Young designer Lucy’s cup of cheer


Student Lucy Bostock had designs on success when she scooped top prize in a young designer competition.

The pupil of Tupton Hall School received a trophy for herself and a larger cup for her school, after impressing judges with her workout bracelet.

Ten students from Hasland Hall School and Tupton Hall School were selected by their teachers as finalists in the annual competition run by the Rotary Club of Chesterfield Scarsdale.

Thdey were Megan Crossland, Ellen Church, Emma Norton, Rachel Drew and Charlotte Noakes, from Hasland Hall, and Lucy Bostock, Andreas Lee, Jordan Piper, Jade Brailsford and Rebecca Smith from Tupton Hall.

Their brief was to deisgn a simple portable device or piece of equipment to help people keep fit or improve their personal fitness.

Entries included a buoyancy aid, hydro helmet, wheelchair gym and tennis ball with an internal sensor.

All finalists received a £20 book token and a certificate.

Neil Baker, chairman of the ommunity and vocational committee, said: “I, on behalf of the Rotary Club, would very much like to thank all those who took part and in particular, Marj Pratt, second in Design and Technology at Tupton Hall and Dawn Growcutt from the Design and Technology Department at Hasland Hall.”

Lucy Bostock is pictured with fellow finalists, Rotary club president Brian Harrison and teachers Marj Pratt and Dawn Growcutt.