Prize-winning students praised after record year for Rutland County College

Paige Wells was awarded the Lord Lieutenant's prize for endeavour and the Biology prize
Paige Wells was awarded the Lord Lieutenant's prize for endeavour and the Biology prize
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A presentation evening was held to praise students for their hard work and hand out awards to them.

The High Sheriff of Rutland Trish Ruddle was the guest of honour at the awards night held at Rutland County College in Oakham.

Following a warm welcome from the principal Victoria Crosher, an address was given by Mrs Ruddle.

She then presented the certificates and prizes to the students.

Head of centre Carl Smith said: “After a year of record results it was good to see so many young people before they left to go on to their chosen universities and apprenticeships.

“The students spoke highly of the quality of teaching that they had received and the care that the teachers took.”

Certificates for the most enterprising students:

April Bradburn, Daniel Brightwell, Sarah Copse, Jacob Dobson, Emily Eldridge, Drew Gamble, Lorenza Greze, Jake Lachojski, Jessica Mahase, Claire Parker, Adam Regis, James Scopes, Hannah Sharpe, Emily Sykes and Ryan Winter.

Certificates for personal and academic achievement:

Drew Gamble, Jessica Mahase and James Scopes; art: Zoe Mitchell; special mention: Alex Jackson; biology: Paige Wells; business studies: James Barber; bridging year: Phillipa Hollis; special mention: Anne Callender; English: Joe Duckham; economics: James Barber; further maths: Emma Caine; special mention: Tom Radley; mathematics: James Barber; media studies: Edward Lewis; physics: Hannah Barley; special mention: Hayley White; psychology: Paige Wells; sociology: Emily Fox.

Lord Lieutenant’s prize for endeavour: Paige Wells.

College award for most enterprising student: 
Hannah Barley.

College award for personal achievement: Zoe Mitchell.