One of Hampton’s Senior Chemists has been awarded the highly coveted Roentgenium Award in the Cambridge Chemistry Challenge.

Lower Sixth Former Henry Shard achieved a fantastic score placing him in the top 0.71% of students who sat the 2022 paper. In  recognition of his achievement, Henry received the prestigious Roentgenium Award. He is the seventh Hamptonian in six years to be presented with a award, which recognises the top young chemists in the .

In addition to the award, Henry has been invited to a residential camp at Cambridge University which will take place over the summer break, where he will have the opportunity to meet other top achievers and further develop their Chemistry skills.

Mr David Schofield, Head of Chemistry, congratulated Henry on his superb achievement:

It was a particularly challenging (and time pressured) paper this year. henry has been a “frequent flyer” at our chemistry extension sessions and his result is testament to his hard work and dedication.

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