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Below are the awards Nishall has won and achieved.

(Newer awards can be seen towards the bottom of the page.)


Jack Petchey

June 2010 - Harlow Youth Council

October 2010 - St Mark's West Essex Catholic Secondary School

June 2013 - St Mark's West Essex Catholic Sixth Form

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Heart 4 Harlow Glass Trophy Award

October 2014


YOPEY - Essex's Young Person of The Year 2015 - Runner-up (Second Prize)

November 2015

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Essex Power 100 - #77

October 2018

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University of East Anglia (UEA) - 

Doctor of Letters honoris causa (HonDLitt)

November 2023

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Big Society's Young Volunteer of the Year

October 2011


Harlow College's Business Student of the Year

May 2015

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Essex Police's Certificate of Achievement

February 2017

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Prime Minister’s Points of Light Award

March 2020


vInspire's East Regional Winner for "Bringing Communities Together"

January 2014

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Harlow College's Governor's Award

July 2015

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Royal Holloway's Gold Passport Award

June 2017

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Harlow Civic Award

May 2021


vInspire's Category Finalist for "Bringing Communities Together"

February 2014


Association of Colleges' 'Student of the Year 2015' - Second Prize

November 2015

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British Citizen Award

(for services to the community)

July 2017


The High Sheriff of Essex’s Personal Award

September 2022

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