Five students have secured national awards for fantastic work at their respective colleges and local communities at the AoC Student of the Year Awards which took place during CollegesLive.
The winners and the runners up for AoC’s prestigious Student of the Year Awards have been announced today (Wednesday 24 February) at the CollegesLive virtual event.
Young Student of the Year
Winner: Esha Mumtaz, Trafford College Group
Runners-up: Halle Parker, Loughborough College and Grace Prestwood, Oldham College
Apprentice of the Year
Winner: Matthew Moir, Loughborough College
Runners-up: Pippa Culverwell, North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College
Adult Student of the Year
Winners: Sam Beckett, Middlesbrough College and Scott Yarrington, Walsall College
Runners-up: Imogen Gibbons, The Cornwall College Group
Higher Education Student of the Year
Winner: Jonathan Morris, Walsall College
Runners-up: Daniel Jennings, Loughborough College and Courtney Pitt, Newcastle & Stafford Colleges Group (NSCG)
Sally Dicketts, President of the Association of Colleges, said:
Each year the level of applications is extremely high, and it goes to show the fantastic work that students are doing in colleges as well as the lengths colleges go to support their students. It is particularly amazing to see the achievements in such a turbulent year and everyone has done amazingly well and should be extremely proud.”
The awards were announced on Wednesday 24 February at CollegesLive, an enriching and formative online experience for college students to come together and hear from inspiring speakers across the globe.