We are delighted to congratulate Alis Lewis, a second year Law student at Somerville, who has won the Anjool Maldé Memorial prize for excellence in student journalism (co-hosted by the Oxford Student and the Cherwell).

Anjool Maldé was a student at St Peter’s College, who died in 2009, just before his 25th birthday. Established in 2010, the Anjool Maldé Memorial Trust honours talented young individuals with awards and prize money both as recognition of their special worth as well as an example to inspire others.

This year’s journalism award was shared by Alis Lewis and James Restall (Lincoln College), for their joint article published in the Oxford Student in January, PSY talk ballot rigged.

At an awards ceremony in Somerville, Alis received a framed Certificate and a prize of £150. A spokesperson for the award said: “The Judges regarded Alis’s joint piece with James Restall as by far the best entry in the shortlist.”

Alis and James said of their achievement: “We are delighted and honoured to receive this award. It is great to be recognised for a story which took so much hard work and investigation”.

For full details of the awards, please click here.

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