Young footballer at Forest Academy and star athlete nominated for Nottingham Post Student Awards
A young Forest Academy footballer and a teenage athlete tipped as the next big thing have been nominated for awards for their dedication in juggling school and sport.
Ben McLean and Lauren McNeil, both of Mapperley, have been put forward for the Sportsperson of the Year award at the Nottingham Post's Student Awards by Arnold Hill Academy.
Ben, 13, plays football with Forest Academy and is on a 'day release programme' from school, which allows him to train twice a week, playing in competitive matches on Sundays.
Tom Watson, head of Year 9 and a physical education teacher at Arnold Hill, put... read more