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Alex Holliday was amongst 30 college students and 4 employees on the journey

A 15-year-old boy has died all of a sudden in his sleep throughout a college journey to Cuba.

Alex Holliday, who was a Yr 10 pupil at Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar College in Faversham, Kent, was studying about marine ecology in Havana.

He died in his lodge room throughout the early hours of Friday following what’s believed to have been “a medical episode from which he didn’t recuperate”.

His household stated he was “mild, variety and all the time humorous and lively”.

Alex was amongst 30 college students and 4 employees on the journey, which had been nearing its conclusion. He had been resulting from return dwelling afterward Monday.

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Head instructor David Anderson described him as “a quiet and decided younger man with an exquisite sense of humour”.

“He loved all elements of faculty life and was making good tutorial progress.”

Mr Anderson stated ‘s “nice ardour” was athletics.

“He was a quickly enhancing middle-distance runner and his contributions to the college athletics and cross-country groups can be sorely missed,” he stated.

Alex additionally educated exterior college with the Invicta East Kent Athletic Membership, in Canterbury, the place he was “seen as a rising star”, Mr Anderson added.

was a eager parkrunner, who had 100 runs underneath his belt.

Occasion director at Whitstable junior parkrun, Russell Evans, paid tribute to him on the web site.

“I can not even start to assume what the lack of Alex to before everything his household should really feel like, but additionally his many college buddies and fellow athletes at Invicta East. The ideas of us within the Whitstable junior parkrun crew are with you all.”