NSC Celebrates Students Success at Annual Awards Show

NSC Celebrates Students Success at Annual Awards Show

Students at North Shropshire College (NSC) have celebrated the successful end to the year at the Annual Awards Evening recently at NSC’s Walford Campus; the event was attended by staff, students, parents, members of the board of governors and guest of honour, the Shropshire NFU Chairman Richard Yates. 37 Awards were given to students, lecturers and staff, all celebrating their unique achievements.

Principal and Chief Executive of NSC, Jackie Doodson, commented ‘It has been an absolute pleasure to see these students receive their awards, they have worked incredibly hard over the past year and thoroughly deserve being recognised for all their efforts at NSC. I wish them all the very best for the future.’ Among the winners were Barry Hereward, who was awarded Community Education Student of the Year, Barry had recently taken part in a project to develop a step-by-step guide to building a BBQ.

The evening was held on in the walled garden of NSC’s Walford Campus, guests were treated to champagne and canapés by Hospitality and Catering staff and students. British Ironworks Centre had provided small sculptures of sheep and chickens to add a decorative touch to the garden, music was provided by Shrewsbury singer Michaela Wylde. Business student, Marco Giannasi, was awarded the Oswestry Town Council Award for Service to the Community and NSC Engineering lecturer, Simon Thomas, was awarded the Oswestry Town Council Award for Innovation. The best computing student of the year was Gareth Gavan, he and fellow student Dan Sayers had both been nominated for an award by CAE, a technology innovation company.


For all photos of the event, please go to www.flickr.com/photos/wnsc2


There is still time to apply for courses starting this September, for more information please go to www.nsc.ac.uk. You can also apply by calling the College Admission Team on 01691 688000, or email admissions@nsc.ac.uk.

About Association of Colleges West Midlands

AoC West Midlands promotes and supports the interests of 38 general further education, sixth form and specialist colleges throughout the West Midlands region. The West Midlands is a diverse region and our colleges reflect this diversity. From small specialist colleges in rural locations to large inner city establishments, colleges reflect the needs of their local environment. Working closely with employers, learners and the local community, our 38 member colleges offer a broad range of flexible learning opportunities for individuals at all levels. They aim to give local people the skills they need for success and prosperity, tackling barriers to learning and providing opportunities that meet the needs of individuals and employers
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