Rydal Penrhos' Swimming team set for boost as prep pupil Osca earns scholarship
14th July 2016

A talented Preparatory School swim star has earned a scholarship to Rydal Penrhos.

Osca Clark, who has just finished Year 6 in the school’s prep department, will be joining the school in September and will strengthen a swimming squad littered with national stars.

The Prestatyn resident has earned a host of trophies this year, including winning the Top Boy award at the Denbighshire Development meet earlier this year.

He also took home a haul of medals as part of the Rhyl Swimming Club team at a recent meet, while the 11 year-old also came away with a further six medals from a competitive under 10 gala.

Osca will now join a squad that includes Swim Wales international Martyna Ruszkowska, in addition to UK ranked swimmers Zach Speakman and Teddy Roberts.

Tom Cuddihy is another with huge potential, and performed well at the Urdd National Gala in January.
In addition to his swimming talents, Osca is also a gifted rugby and cricket player and he will hoping to develop his skills under the watchful eye of the staff at Rydal Penrhos.

Head of Swimming Maciej Ruszkowski, said: “Congratulations to Osca for achieving a scholarship, and we look forward to welcoming him to our swimming team and are confident he can make a significant contribution.
“He has displayed immense potential during his time at the Prep School, and he is going to be a real asset to Rydal Penrhos in a number of areas.”


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