Former Brockenhurst College student Lauren Hounsome won the Young Person’s Development Award at the European Commercial Marine Awards (ECMAs) ealier this week.

In addition to industry recognition, the 18-year-old from Romsey received an £850 bursary to help further her career.

The awards ceremony, sponsored by A-Plan Marine Insurance, took place at Seawork, Europe’s leading commercial maritime exhibition and conference at the Port of Southampton.

The ECMAs celebrate and reward outstanding individuals and innovative companies in the commercial marine industry.

Lauren was nominated for the Young Person’s Development Award by Lead Marine Tutor at Brockenhurst College, Matthew Rolph.

After completing her Marine Engineering course at Brockenhurst College last year, Lauren secured a place on the Pre-cadetship course at South Tyneside College.

She has since gained a sponsorship with BP to continue her training to become a chief marine engineer.

Lauren also completed work experience in London on a luxury superyacht owned by Sir Alan Sugar.

Matthew Rolph said: “Lauren excelled at both the practical and academic parts of the course and her progression has been down to all her hard work.

“I am so pleased Lauren won this award and wish her well as she continues to excel and succeed in her career,” he added.

Lauren Hounsome collecting her award:

https://www.brock.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/LaurenH2-630x550.jpg

 

Advertisement

You may also be interested in these articles:

Register, Login or Login with your Social Media account:


Advertisers

The FE News Channel gives you the latest breaking news and updates on emerging education strategies and the #FutureofEducation.

Providing trustworthy and positive news and views since 2003, we publish exclusive peer to peer articles from our feature writers, as well as user content across our network of over 3000 Newsrooms, offering multiple sources of news across the Education and Employability sectors.

FE News also broadcast live events, webinars, video interviews and news bulletins so you receive the latest developments in Skills News and across the Apprenticeship, Further Education and Employability sectors.

 RSS IconRSS Feed Selection Page

Promoted Content