Robbie Williams launches award scheme for school kids

September 15th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS  

Robbie WilliamsLondon, Sep 15 (IANS) British pop singer Robbie Williams has launched an award scheme for children at his old school who have succeeded against odds.According to, the children will get signed certificates and handwritten messages from Williams. The 34-year-old singer keeps in touch with the St. Margaret Ward Catholic School and Arts College in Tunstall.

His mother Jan said the awards would go to children who overcame crises at home or coped with disabilities.

Willams himself had to overcome drug and alcohol addiction and depression.

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