THREE North Yorkshire students have been honoured at an online ceremony to celebrate the work of exceptional young scientists.

Samarth Dasarathi, Millie Dean and Henry Bushell, from Ripon Grammar School, were among young people from schools across Yorkshire recognised as outstanding students at the University of York and Ogden Trust seventh annual Physicist of the Year awards.

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Year 10 student Millie Dean, who aims to work in bioengineering and aeronautical engineering, won the award for her academic progress.

She said: "I enjoy the practical aspects of physics and how physics relates to all particles and objects’ movements, in both Space and on Earth.”

Samarth, from Burton Leonard, who aims to become a mechanical engineer, was praised for his academic performance.

Henry Bushell was rewarded for his outstanding academic performance.

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