Young ME sufferer Makayla Nunn receives Hero Award
The Priory Community School Hero Campaign aims to reward and recognise students’ hard work and positive acts of kindness at school, home or in their community. Prizes were donated by Hutton Moor Leisure Centre.
Makayla was nominated for her outstanding efforts to raise awareness
and funds for the volunteer-run charity ‘Invest in ME Research‘.
ME is the neurological illness that Makayla herself is diagnosed with –
Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (World Health Organisation International
Classification of Diseases of the Nervous System ref. G.93.3).
“Makayla’s dedication to her cause is remarkable and she does what she
is able for the sake of others even less fortunate than herself,
including some sadly no longer with us.
Very brave for a little girl struck by chronic illness
at the tender age of 8 years old.
Makayla is a hero and a shining star.”
Congratulations to Makayla on a well-deserved award!
Makayla has been extra poorly recently so her little dog Marley is taking the reins this year by doing a (vet-approved) sponsored Swim for ME.
Meanwhile, click here to read all about our young hero’s various awareness and fundraising activities for Invest in ME Research.
Priory Community School also deserves recognition as a beacon of excellence in its support and understanding of students with ME as described in this article by Michelle Nunn on a Successful Start to Secondary School.
Well done all round on a super start to 2017!