Violet’s got design skills all tied up
A YEAR Four pupil from Farnborough Road Primary School, Violet Nelson, won a “design a tie” competition run by Southport and Birkdale Sports Club.
Tony Elwood, Southport and Birkdale Cricket Club chairperson, surprised Violet by presenting the award in assembly.
She was given a tie which had been specially made based on her her design, as well as two tickets to attend the recent cricket match between Lancashire Cricket Club and Middlesex.
It is estimated that around 60 children from Farnborough Road Primary entered the competition.
Adrian Antell, the school’s head teacher, said: “We are very proud of Violet, and we are very pleased that her design could help the Southport and Birkdale cricket club. “She had no idea, so she was very surprised and delighted to receive the award.
“She has been wearing her tie design around school with a big smile.”
Violet’s tie has also made a TV appearance, when the presenter of the BBC’s North West Tonight, Roger Johnson, wore it to present the show.
Violet Nelson is presented with her award by Tony Elwood, chairperson of Southport and Birkdale Cricket Club