Congratulating college staff and governors who appeared in the New Year Honours list, David Hughes, Chief Executive of the Association of Colleges, said: “I would like to congratulate all those in colleges and the wider FE sector who have rightly earned their place on the New Year Honours list.
“All college staff work tirelessly to provide high-quality education and training for their students and they deserve recognition for their efforts.
“The honours list also includes a number of college students, past and present, who have been awarded for their performance as Olympians and Paralympians in Rio 2016. We congratulate them on their achievement.”
Mark Malcomson - Principal and Chief Executive, City Lit. For services to Adult Education.
Kim Bromley-Derry - Governor at Newham College and Chief Executive, London Borough of Newham. For services to Local Government.
Professor Mary Elizabeth Dunning - Lately Governor, Tyne Metropolitan College. For services to Further and Higher Education and the Community in the North-East of England.
Michael Leonard Robbins - Principal, Bridgwater and Taunton College. For services to Further Education.
Kenneth Andrew John Barrass - Lately Chair, Rotherham and North Nottinghamshire College. For services to Further Education.
Basil Dalton - Head of School, North West Regional College. For services to Further Education in Northern Ireland.
Jennifer Ann Foote - Company Secretary and General Counsel, The Manchester College (UK LTE Group) and Chair, National Clerks Network. For services to Further Education.
Stephen Dale Frampton - Principal, Portsmouth Sixth Form College. For services to Education.
Michael Patrick McAlister - Deputy Director and Head of Curriculum and Business Development, South West College. For services to Further Education in Northern Ireland.
Paula Ann Philpott - Head of Learning Academy, South Eastern Regional College. For services to Further Education in Northern Ireland.
George Vernon Wells - Chair, Selby College Corporation. For services to Further Education.
Fiona Margaret McAllan - Admissions Officer, Borders College. For services to Education.
Past and present students honoured
A number of past and present students who competed in the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics were honoured:
Sascha Kindred OBE – (Hopwood Hall College) – services to swimming
Nicola Adams (Hopwood Hall College & Leeds City College) – services to boxing
Ed Clancy – (Kirklees College) services to cycling
Nicola White – (Loughborough College) Services to hockey
Helen Richardson-Walsh – (Central College Nottingham) services to hockey
Adam Peaty – (Derby College)- services to swimming
Jo Frith - (Bridgwater College) services to archery
Libby Clegg – (Loughborough College) services to athletics
Sophie Hahn – (Loughborough College) services to athletics
Louis Rolfe – (Cambridge Regional College) services to cycling
Helen Scott – (King Edward VI Sixth Form College Stourbridge) services to cycling
Sophie Thornhill – (Loughborough College) services to cycling
Lauren Rowles – (King Edward VI Sixth Form College Stourbridge) services to rowing
Matt Wylie – (Sunderland College) services to swimming
Will Bayley – (South Gloucestershire and Stroud College) services to table tennis
If any staff, governors or students are missing from this list, please get in touch.