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Outstanding students celebrate success at Student of the Year Awards

Young Student of the Year Winner: Esha Mumtaz, Trafford College Group

Five students have secured national awards for fantastic work at their respective colleges and local communities at the @AoC_info Student of the Year Awards #SOTY 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.

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