Captain of the England Lions team, Jimmy Taylor (R 2003-2008), is featured in The Mail in a moving article about his friendship with Alex Wilson who died so tragically in his first year at St. Andrew's. Jimmy returned to The Schools earlier this term for a fundraising football match in Alex's memory to watch the match and draw the winning raffle ticket. The Mail Online: James-Taylor-determined-make-Alex-Wilson.
Since the inaugural football match last November, the Shrewsbury School Foundation has been working with the Wilson Family to raise sufficient funds to create an athletic bursary in the name of Alex Wilson. The appeal targets donations from a variety of events including an annual football match and reception. All funds raised are matched by generous support from the Kruth family. If you would like to support this effort please contact the Shrewsbury School Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This year's football match and reception is scheduled for the 23rd of September 2012 at Shrewsbury School.