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FE sector recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

19 June 2019

College principals, staff and governors have been recognised in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours. David Hughes, Chief Executive of the Association of Colleges, said: “The hard work and dedication of a number of college principals, governors and staff has once again been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours I congratulate them on this occasion. This includes Paul Phillips, from Weston College and Nigel Leigh from Stephenson College, who are both AoC Board members “All college staff work tirelessly to provide high-quality education and training for their students and they deserve recognition for their efforts. “I am particularly pleased to see AoC’s former Deputy Chief Executive Gill Clipson has been honoured for her services to education with an MBE. Gill has been a champion of the sector for many years. She thoroughly deserves this recognition.” CBE Dr Paul Lasseter Phillips, OBE. Principal and Chief Executive Officer, Weston College Group, For services to Further and Higher Education. OBE Dr Nigel William Leigh. Principal and Chief Executive Stephenson College. For services to Further Education and Apprenticeships. Ms Beverley Rose Robinson. Principal and Chief Executive Blackpool and the Fylde College. For services to Further Education. MBE William Edward Hampshire Bagnall. Governor and Chair Finance and Strategy Committee, The Sixth Form College Farnborough, Hampshire. For services to Education. Kevin Christopher Clancy. Formerly Head of Construction York College. For services to Further Education. Ms Gillian Clipson. Formerly Deputy Chief Executive Association of Colleges. For services to Further Education. Ms Susan Janet Dare. Formerly Principal and Chief Executive Officer Northbrook College, Sussex. For services to Education. Stephen Peter Oxlade. Executive Principal Reigate and Coulsdon College. For services to Education. British Empire Medal Mrs Sandra Irene Showell. Teacher, Peter Symonds College, Winchester. For services to Education. Franklyn Harris. Learning Ambassador Learning and Work Institute. For services to Adult Learning and Skills. Mrs Amanda Jane Scales. Learning Ambassador, Learning and Work Institute. For services to Adult Learning and Skills.