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Students get the Passport to success at awards ceremony
12:35pm Monday 7th October 2013 in News
A GROUP of students have had their individual achievements recognised at a college awards ceremony.
A-level students Cameron Grove, Thomas Parsons-Munn, Andrew Backhouse and Kiera Prior, from Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College, in Darlington, received awards for academic excellence and achievement at Teesside University’s annual Passport Pride Awards Ceremony.
Thomas,17, achieved A grades in his AS-level exams while also contributing to philosophy, literature and history clubs.
He was a prize winner in a college poetry competition and captain in a recent university challenge at Durham University.
Aspiring radio presenter Andrew, 18, not only established the QE radio, but produced podcasts for Reading and Leads Festival. He also has gained work experience at BBC Radio 1 and presented his own radio shows.
Keen mathematician Cameron, 17, will represent the college in the regional Royal Society of Chemistry Schools Analyst competition national finals.
He also competed in the Badminton National Colleges Sport Finals.
Kiera, 17, achieved 100 per cent attendance at college despite health problems. She also fundraises and raises awareness for the charities Re-build Mexico and Association for Young People with ME.
Liz Bryan, co-ordinator of the nominations, said: “We are very pleased that our students have been recognised, not only for their academic achievements, but also for the contributions they make to college life and their wider interests.”
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