Student success and achievement across all curriculum areas was celebrated at Nescot’s Student of the Term Awards ceremony this month.
At the ceremony, 25 students who were nominated by their tutors were awarded for their dedication, commitment and hard-work during the Autumn term.
The awards recognise student achievement and work ethic as well as those who have overcome challenges or have helped other students on their course.
The students along with their tutors and Heads of Department were invited to the celebration event where they were presented with a certificate by Sarah Watson, Chief Operating Officer and Donna Patterson, Assistant Principal HR and Organisational Development.
Sarah Watson said, “Congratulations and well done to each and every one of our students receiving the Student of the Term Award. It makes me emotional reading out all the nominations. Your awards are well deserved and you should be very proud of your achievements.”
“Thanks to all the staff who have nominated students for this recognition and who support all our students in their journey.”
Performing Arts student Libey Francis Weekes was nominated by her tutor Leanne Bentley for continuing to excel in both her academic and extracurricular pursuits and for always being kind and considerate towards her peers.
“I’m very happy to win this award, it’s great that the teachers are able to see that I’m motivated. I’m enjoying my second year on the course. It’s a fresh and positive start and I’m looking forward to the rest of the year,” said Libey.
Libey won our recent Monologue Slam, a competition judged by industry professionals. She is currently looking at getting involved in an RSC (Royal Shakespeare Company) youth project, find out more about the project here.
Anna Thuilot a student on our university level Osteopathy course said, “I’m thrilled to be here and receive this award. I’m currently in the second year of this four-year course which is a great. We are a small group and form close bonds with our tutors”.
Entry Level 1 ESOL student, Rasna Begum was nominated by her tutor for her enthusiasm to improve, her commitment to learning and helping others. “I try my best and work hard and I’m so happy to be recognised for this award. It’s a good course and the tutors are very kind and helpful”, said Rasna.
Computing student, Pedro Lenton Dailly said, “It was a surprise when I learnt I was nominated. It’s a very good course that challenges me which I enjoy. This award makes me motivated.” Pedro was nominated for his progress and continued improvement. He ranked first in his mock exams.
Alex Ofori Atta is a valuable asset on our Supported Internship Program, he was recognised for his strong work ethic, dedication and hard work. Colleagues at his work placement in McDonald’s have consistently praised his performance, highlighting how seamlessly he integrates into the team. “I’m so proud of myself and happy. My tutors have been very helpful and supportive,” said Alex.
Despite only starting in September, Poppy Redmond a student on our Hair & Media Make-up course has overcome personal challenges and impressed her tutors for consistently demonstrating a mature approach that motivates her to push her abilities. Poppy said that was very proud of herself and thanks to the tutors, enjoys the course.