Chemist award places student in world's top two per cent

A talented Rugby School chemist has achieved a much-coveted gold award in the International Chemistry Olympiad.

The award to Deputy Head of School, Hugh Campbell, positions him in the top two per cent of the world’s student chemists.

An annual event, this world class test is only open to the UK’s very best chemists. Half of the candidates are awarded a bronze, silver or gold, with Rugby School entrants, Steph Cheng, Josh Cara, Jack Beere, Kelan Treanor, Emily Lauterpacht, Roo Fynn, Richie Yeung, Timothy Kerr-Chin, Aiden McGuirk all achieving a silver.

Karim Sabapathy and Jasmine Ho were awarded bronze.

The School runs enrichment classes in Chemistry to help its students prepare for this most challenging of Science tests.

Return to the previous page