Staff, students and friends run Race of Life in memory of Thomas Clarkson Academy Teacher Louise Malkin
Staff and students at Thomas Clarkson Academy pulled on their running shoes to remember a long-standing member of staff at this year’s Race for Life yesterday (Thursday).
The event, which raises money for Cancer Research UK, was dedicated to Louise Malkin, a DT technician who was a member of the support team at Wisbech's TCA and its predecessor school for more than 20 years.
Louise lost her battle with cancer in October last year and is greatly missed by her colleagues at TCA.
Laura Buckenham is a humanities teacher at TCA and is also Louise’s niece. She said: “After the success of dedicating last year's race to our dear friend and colleague Nicki Cobbin, it was a lovely idea to dedicate this year's race to Auntie Louise."
Staff, students and their families walked, jogged, or ran the 5km race. The final total raised is not yet known by in previous year's the Wisbech school has raised more than £4,000 through its Race for Life and it is hoped to at least equal that again this year.