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Students honoured at awards evening

PUBLISHED: 12:55 17 November 2015 | UPDATED: 12:58 17 November 2015

Students pose with their awards

Students pose with their awards

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Students from the Leigh University Technical College received awards on November 12

The specially designed awardsThe specially designed awards

Students from Leigh University Technical College were honoured at a dinner celebrating their success in the college.

On November 12, 10 students received awards for a range of subjects during the college’s first year.

The dinner also featured special guest, Lord Kenneth Baker, chairman of Baker Dearing Educational Trust, which funded Leigh UTC’s engineering workshop as well as computer and science facilities.

Mr Baker said: “It was a fabulous evening with fantastic support from our business partners.”

Business partners were invited to sponsor tables at the dinner to support each of the winners with each student bringing two family guests.

Clive Barker, a governor and master of ceremonies for the evening said “A key difference that defines The Leigh UTC is the great support that we have from our business partners, developing and participating in projects, work experience, mentoring and many other engagements throughout the year”.

Winners of the awards were:

Chantelle Cornett – Award for STEM Year 10, sponsored by University of Greenwich

Casey Crowley – Award for Computer Science Year 10, sponsored by RK International

Harry Dressel – Award for Engineering Year 12, sponsored by 8 Point 3

Thomas Dressel – Year 12 Computer Science, sponsored by DMA

Harrison Firth – Outstanding Achievement, sponsored by Eurostar

Cameron McIntosh – Enterprise Year 12, sponsored by CSB Logistics

James Mannion – Year 12 STEM Male, sponsored by Cucina

Charlie May – STEM Year 10 Male, sponsored by Cleantec

Callum Shepherd – Year 10 Engineering, sponsored by SEM

Sophie Woodhead – Award for STEM Year 12 Female, sponsored by Kenard Engineering

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