Former Student Elected as Councellor

Former Albany Academy student, Zara Khan, has been elected to represent the Chorley East ward at the local elections. Zara 21, who left Albany six years ago was a popular student and everyone at Albany is delighted to see how she is excelling since leaving the school in 2010.

Zara who will join her mother, councillor Hasina Khan as an elected member at Chorley Council was delighted to be elected. Zara who received 1176 votes in the elections said, “I wish to contribute new ideas and encourage young people and particular Muslim young women. I am overwhelmed by the support the men in my family have shown me, my dad, grandads, my uncle and my brother. I look forward to my term in office at Chorley Council.”

Mr Crowther, Assistant Headteacher at Albany Academy said, “This is such a fantastic achievement for Zara and I’m sure it is just the beginning of a wonderful political career. Zara was an excellent pupil at Albany, always tried her best, was always willing to help others and always seemed to have a smile on her face. Those attributes will serve her well in her chosen career and all at Albany wish her every success.”