When a world champ vis­ited

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Pupils at Dis­cov­ery School in Whitby had a chance to meet sports roy­alty last Fri­day, when for­mer New Zealand squash player Su­san Devoy turned up.

Devoy dom­i­nated squash in the 1980s and early 90s, and won the world ti­tle four times, but the rea­son for the visit was to talk about her role as race re­la­tions com­mis­sioner.

Dis­cov­ery School prin­ci­pal Car- men Jen­nings said Devoy was very hum­ble and talked to the chil­dren about New Zealand and its range of na­tion­al­i­ties.

As well as speak­ing at the school as­sem­bly about New Zealand and those who live here, Devoy signed a flag be­long­ing to a school house named af­ter her.

All pupils from Devoy house wore sup­port­ing yel­low colours.

All smiles: Emma Dul­labh, 7, meets Dame Su­san Devoy.

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