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17 May 2013

Local youngsters get up close to the Gills League Two Championship winning trophy

The npower League Two Championship trophy has been making its way around schools in Medway over the last couple of weeks.

It has given the club an extraordinary opportunity to share its success with young fans as well as celebrate Gillingham’s centenary season.

Head of Football in the Community Adam Lawrence has accompanied the trophy on its rounds and was delighted to be able to share the club’s achievements with young fans.

He said: “I was ecstatic when the Chairman offered me the opportunity to tour the trophy among the schools in the community. To be able to share something with the youngsters and give something back to the community after an outstanding season was something very special and I was very lucky to be a part of it all.”

The tour itself consisted of the following schools, and selected images from the tour can be seen at the top of the page.

•    Featherby Junior School
•    Byron Primary School
•    Twydall Primary School
•    Saxon Way Primary School
•    St Benedicts School
•    Parkwood Junior School
•    Hempstead Junior School
•    St William of Perth School
•    Skinner Street School
•    Napier Community Primary School
•    Barnsole Primary School
•    English Martrys School
•    Dane Court Community School
•    All Faiths School
•    Brompton Westbrook School

Gillingham FC would like to say a big thank you to all the schools that participated in the trophy tour. It was fantastic to receive such a welcoming reception and to see such enthusiastic young fans getting behind the club.

To see if the Gills can achieve more success in npower League One, book your season ticket by clicking the link below.

To find out more about other community projects at the club click here.

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