Achievement celebrated at Scunthorpe college's annual awards evening

By Scunthorpe Telegraph | Posted: 24 Jul 2017

The achievements of young people at a Scunthorpe college have been celebrated at an annual awards ceremony.

Students from the Humber University Technical College (UTC) were joined by parents, staff and the college's industry partners for the event, held at the Forest Pines Hotel and Golf Resort, near Broughton.

Awards were presented in a range of categories and subjects, including special acknowledgement for outstanding students in Years 10, 11, 12 and 13, the student contributing most to the college and the most improved student.

See pictures from the evening by clicking on the video slideshow.

The main award of the night, the Phillips 66 Industry Partnership Special Award, went to Year 10 student Rhys McNulty, who was recognised as an excellent ambassador for the UTC in everything he does.

Marc Doyle, principal at the Carlton Street college, said: "All the students have worked hard this year so it’s only fitting that we should all celebrate together.

"I’m proud of them all and I’m excited about the future as we look forward to next year.

"I’m passionate about ensuring Humber UTC not only provides a great education but also a very strong pathway to a fantastic career.

"Seeing so many of our industry partners here is a demonstration of how valuable the UTC is to local employers. It’s been great to be able to thank everyone for their continued support."

Writer, speaker and broadcaster Richard Askam gave a speech at the event, speaking about his successful career working with global brands.

Representatives from a range of the University Technical College’s industry partners, including CATCH, Phillips 66, Triton Knoll, Jacobs, Cristal, the Royal Air Force and British Steel, presented the students with their awards.

Gavin Jones from Cristal said: "We are extremely proud to be associated with Humber UTC.

"The college is hugely important to us, providing us with our new employees of the future.

"We help to shape the curriculum to ensure students will graduate with skills that are relevant not only to us, but other local employers in the renewables and engineering sectors here in the Humber region.

"It’s been a great evening for everyone here and all the students deserve recognition for what they’ve achieved."

The award winners were as follows:

  • English – Liam Ironmonger
  • Mathematics – Matthew Boden
  • Science – Dylan Martin
  • Computer Science – Chanice Chapman
  • Geography – Luke Dunn
  • Spanish – Taylur-Rae Rice
  • Engineering – Joe Graves
  • Outstanding Student Year 10 - Leonardo Lobont
  • Outstanding Student Year 11 – Ellie Green
  • Outstanding Student Year 12 – Matthew Boden
  • Outstanding Student Year 13 – Owen Clark
  • Contribution to College – Aaron Tompkins
  • Most Improved – Emily Greening
  • Effort – Luke Storey
  • Special Recognition – Brynly Hobson
  • Industry Partnership Special Award – Rhys McNulty

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