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College students praised for achievements in Student of the Year awards

14 February 2022

Four students have secured national awards for fantastic work at their respective colleges and in their local communities at the AoC Student of the Year Awards 2021/22 which took place online via social media. The winners and the runners up for AoC’s prestigious awards have been announced and more information about each student can be found on the college awards website.

Young Student of the Year (sponsored by Edge Foundation)

Winner: Kizzy Wade, Selby College

Runners-up: Evar Jawhar, Barnsley College and Bhavandeep Bains, Derby College DCG

Apprentice of the Year (sponsored by NOCN)

Winner: Alisha Shepherd, Barnsley College

Runners-up: Isobel Blythe, Bournemouth and Poole College

Adult Student of the Year (sponsored by Pearson)

Winner: Scott Bailey, Cheshire College South & West

Runners-up: Dylan Westgarth, Bede Sixth Form College part of the The Education Training Collective

Higher Education Student of the Year (sponsored by Shakespeare Martineau)

Winner: Ian Kenworthy, Oldham College

Runners-up: Simon Wood, Redcar and Cleveland College part of The Education Training Collective

Sally Dicketts, President of the Association of Colleges, said:

"Congratulations to all our winners this year for their amazing contributions. It demonstrates the high quality learning taking place in our colleges and the dedication of the staff supporting these learners, all achieved in a pandemic. Well done to everyone."

The awards were announced on Monday 14 February on AoC social media.