The High Sheriff of Cheshire paid a visit to Tytherington School on Friday 24th March. Kathy Cowell OBE DL, has been the High Sheriff of our county for 2016-17. One of her final engagements was to visit Tytherington School and speak to the Student Parliament.
The High Sheriff is appointed by Her Majesty the Queen to represent her in the County of Cheshire in matters relating to law and order. Her work provides support for the Police; Judges; Magistrates; Coroners; the Prison and Probation Services, the emergency services, all branches of the Armed Forces, Local Authorities and all recognised church and faith groups.
During her meeting with the Student Parliament she discussed her time in office which has focused on volunteering, communities and supporting four fantastic Cheshire based charities, including: Cheshire Young Carers; Active Cheshire; Cheshire Community Foundation and Crimebeat.
Student Parliament stalwart, Holly Brockbank in Year 10 said: “It was great to be able to ask questions to someone who holds such a high office.”
Headteacher, Emmanuel Botwe, said: “We were delighted to be visited by the High Sheriff. She was impressed with the enthusiasm and professionalism of the Student Parliament. The youngsters were ecstatic about the opportunity to talk to such an inspirational leader.”