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Special Services to the School

Tom Riddle's Award for Services to the School

The Special Award for Services to the School is a trophy awarded to Hogwarts students who do outstanding accomplishments that benefit the school.[1]

Known recipients

  • Tom Riddle: In June, 1943, he received such an award for his alleged capture of the student who had opened the Chamber of Secrets.[1] Riddle's award was stored in the trophy room, and he was asked not to speak of the matter to anyone. Ron Weasley, while serving detention in the Trophy Room, vomited slugs all over Riddle's badge, and had to polish it several times.[2] It's possible that the award was retracted and destroyed after Harry and Ron determined the truth and exonerated Hagrid and/or when Voldemort was defeated by Harry in 1998.
  • Harry Potter: In 1993, he received a Special Award for Services to the School for his help in the defeat of Tom Riddle in the Chamber of Secrets.[3]
  • Ron Weasley: In 1993, he received a Special Award for Services to the School for his help in the defeat of Tom Riddle in the Chamber of Secrets.[3]

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Chapter 13 (The Very Secret Diary)
  2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Chapter 7 (Mudbloods And Murmurs)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Chapter 18 (Dobby's Reward)
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