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The Nancy Rothwell Award celebrates specimen drawing in schools and highlights the benefits of combining art and science.

The 2019 winners were announced during Biology Week 2019.

7-11 year old category

Winner: Jiyoo Erin Lee, age 10, from Seoul Foreign School, South Korea
Jiyoo Erin Lee

Highly commended: Eugene Han, age 11, from Seoul Foreign School, South Korea
Han Eugene

Highly commended: Jasmine Wills, age 11, from Reigate Grammar School, UK
Wills Jasmine

Highly commended: Soochang Baek, age 10, from King's College School, Cambridge, UK
Baek Soochang


Sheyna Baker, age 9, King David Primary School, Manchester, UK
Baker Sheyna

Enora Hauduc, age 11, from Haberdashers' Aske's School for Girls, UK
Hauduc Enora

Cato Stoevesandt, age 9, from Queen Emma Primary School, Cambridge, UK
Stoevesandt Cato

Scarlett Taylor, age 8, Haberdashers' Aske's School for Girls, UK
Taylor Scarlett

Taeeun Kim, age 9, British International School, Phuket, Thailand
Kim Taeeun

12-14 year old category

Winner: Catherine James, age 13, from Lady Eleanor Holles School, UK
Catherine James

Highly commended: Kenisa Uthayakaran, age 14, from Godolphin & Latymer School, UK
Uthayakaran Kenisa

Highly commended: Lily-Rose O'Brien, age 13, from Forest School, London, UK
OBrien Lily Rose

Highly commended: Lucas Bray, age 14, from Dr Challoner's Grammar School, UK
Bray Lucas


Sheen Gahlaut, age 14, The Perse School, Cambridge, UK.
Gahlaut Sheen

Lila Porter, age 14, from Millais School, UK
Porter Lila

Zara Jessa, age 13, from Nottingham High School, UK
Jessa Zara

Kemi Moye, age 14, from Bancrofts School, UK
Moye Kemi

Biba Marks, age 14, from Wimbledon High School, UK
Marks Biba

Thomas Hewson, age 12, Beechen Cliff School, UK
Hewson Thomas

15-18 year old category

Winner: Serena Liu, age 17, from UWCSEA, Singapore
Serena Liu

Highly commended: Azli Gumusgoz, age 15, from St. Mary's Catholic High School, Astley, UK
Gumusgoz Azli

Highly commended: Catherine Payne, age 17, from Peter Symonds College, UK
Payne Catherine

Highly commended: Georgina Chow, from The Abbey School, Reading, UK
Chow Georgina


Laura Hutchinson, age 17, from The Radcliffe School, UK
Hutchinson Laura

Talia Patel, age 17, from Lingfield College, UK
Patel Talia

Victoria Golas, age 16, from Aquinas Colleg, UK
Golas Victoria

Holly Read, age 16, from Oundle School, UK
Read Holly

Jenny Zhao, age 16, from Altrincham Grammar School, UK
Zhao Jenny

Bianca Cisnero, age 17, All Hallows Catholic College, UK
Cisnero Bianca

Special thanks to judges

Andrew Crook MBE FRSA, Royal Veterinary College
Lucy Eckersley, Royal Veterinary College
Tom Ireland MRSB, Royal Society of Biology
Dr Grace Sim, Royal Veterinary College
Timothy Pond
, Zoological Society of London
Professor Susan Standring FRSB, King's College London


The Royal Society of Biology wishes to thank the Royal Veterinary College for its continued support of this award.

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