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What a Whopper! Giant rabbit visits citizenship students at Havering Sixth Form College, Hornchurch

10:48 26 March 2013

Havering Sixth Form College students with Whopper the rabbit and Hornchurch Animal Rescue founder Donna Evans (photo: Sandra Rowse)

Havering Sixth Form College students with Whopper the rabbit and Hornchurch Animal Rescue founder Donna Evans (photo: Sandra Rowse)

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Havering Sixth Form College welcomed a furry ambassador for a local charity.

Whopper the rabbit wowed citizenship students at the Wingletye Lane college on Monday as part of a “citizenship campaign day” – during which the A-level students raised awareness and cash for Hornchurch Animal Rescue.

They organised activities for staff and students including a “pin the tail on the dog” contest, a bake sale, a charity car wash, quizzes, a basketball shoot-out and a raffle.

The charity’s founder, Donna Evans, accompanied Whopper.

Law and citizenship tutor Karla Parsons said: “The students chose Hornchurch Animal Rescue because they wanted to support a local charity and many of them were interested in focusing on an animal or pet-based group.”

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