Pupils pay tribute to Wirral teenager Will Allen on last day of term


Students from St Anselm’s College paid a profound tribute on the last day of term to their classmate who died after a strong battle against a rare brain tumour in December 2016.

Will Allen, 14, who worked relentlessly to raise £80,000 for treatment, passed away in December 2016 but his classmates at St Anselm’s College wanted to make sure that Will finished the school year with them.

Will’s classmates at the College wore a picture of him on the back of their shirts calling him a ‘true Anselmian’.


Wirral Globe:

Morgan Evrem, Will’s best friend said: “It only felt right that Will finished year 10 with us today as he started it with us back in September and I’m sure he will join us in spirit in year 11.

“I will always try to keep Will’s memory alive throughout St Anselm’s and the rest of my life.

“He is a great loss to everyone.

“Miss you Will.”

Will’s tumour shrank in the first round of radiotherapy but sadly began to grow again in September.

In November Will began a second round of treatment at Clatterbridge Cancer Centre to reduce the tumour.

After his death, Morgan fulfilled Will’s final wish of returning to school on the last day before the Christmas break to meet his friends and teachers by bringing a photograph of the youngster in which was signed by all his friends.


Source: Wirral Globe