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School students learn about Holocaust at prize launch
HOLOCAUST survivors spoke to students at the launch of a prize for work relating to the atrocity.
More than 80 pupils from eight schools heard experiences of people who endured the genocide, those who narrowly escaped it and academics during the event at Essex University.
The event launched the Dora Love Prize, a special awards programme established in memory of the Stutthof concentration camp survivor who worked tirelessly to increase understanding about the Holocaust and encourage tolerance.
Each year the university will award the prize during Holocaust Memorial Week for the best Holocaust awareness project by an individual or group of pupils from a primary school, secondary school or sixth-form college.
Among those taking part were students from the Colne Community College, Brightlingsea, and Tendring Technology College.
The submissions to the Dora Love Prize can be a written report, but poetry, posters, photographs, performances and any other form that encapsulates the main theme are welcome.
Schools and colleges wanting more details should contact Professor Schulze at firstname.lastname@example.org .