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Lisburn, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland


Wallace pupils prepare for new life at Oxbridge

Graeme Greenfield THREE former Wallace High School pupils, have received confirmation of their places in the universities of Cambridge and Oxford. Elaine Oliver, Jamie Humphries and Graeme Greenfield are looking forward to going to university.

Elaine OliverElaine Oliver from Anahilt will read Languages in New Hall College, Cambridge. She said: "I'm very excited about the new challenges which lie ahead but I do know that I'll miss Wallace."

18-year-olds Graeme and Jamie are both heading to Oxford, to read Medicine and Maths respectively.

Graeme from Moira said: "I decided to apply to Oxford because of its outstanding reputation. I'm looking forward to living in the Jamie Humphries College throughout my course and hope it will become a home away from home."

Lisburn teenager Jamie will join Jesus College, Oxford. He commented: "I've loved my fourteen years at Wallace and will take many happy memories away with me. I'm looking forward to joining Christian Union in Jesus College and would also like to take up Ultimate Frisbee."

Delighted Principal Mrs Anne McBride said: We wish all our pupils well as they embark on this new stage in their education."