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Stafford College Celebrates Inspirational Students with 'Student of the Month' Awards

Holly Pindar

Holly has been nominated for Student of the Month in the Faculty of Academic and Creative Studies. Despite personal challenges, Holly's transition from school to college is nothing short of remarkable. Embracing NSCG life, Holly becomes a vital Student Union rep for Students with Disabilities, boosting her confidence and forming strong friendships. Holly also did an excellent job of reading the poem at the Christmas Carol Service. In addition to her achievements, Holly has joined a Signing club as she wishes to communicate with hearing-impaired students. On top of all this, Holly has also achieved excellent grades in her studies and has upcoming work experience at Staffordshire Archives, joining the Co-Curator Project. Congratulations, Holly, on this well-deserved recognition!

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Owen Van-Greuning

Nominated for the Apprentice of the Month Award, Owen's work ethic and positivity have set him apart, surpassing all apprenticeship targets with ease. Already initiating the End Point Assessment an impressive 5 months early, Owen is on track for the highest possible grade. A respected team member, he's not only a role model for peers but also an outstanding and compassionate ambassador for MKL. Owen's selfless act recently displayed MKL's values in action. A distressed elderly lady arrived at the Construction Plant Centre, needing to get to the hospital. With a broken Sat-Nav and unfamiliarity with Stafford town, Owen, on his lunch break, stepped up without hesitation. He offered to drive so she could follow, ensuring she'd safely reach her destination. Paul Hooper from MKL praises Owen as a huge asset, and is extremely proud of his remarkable development, stellar progress and admirable kindness. Huge congratulations, Owen!

Maya Wilkinson

Maya has been nominated for Student of the Month in the Faculty of Vocational Studies. Maya's unwavering dedication and commitment to her studies make her a true standout student. Talented, hardworking, and always up for a challenge, she's a joy to be around, as described by her tutor. Maya consistently impresses lecturers and clients with her talent and approach to learning. Her passion for pushing boundaries and experimenting with new techniques is truly inspirational. Proactive in chasing work experience opportunities, Maya recently showcased her skills at the Miss England heats, completing hair and make up for the competitors in London. Showcasing her dedicated, Maya also attended a promotional shoot in Wolverhampton at very short notice to complete the hair and makeup for the Miss England finals. Her professionalism, enthusiasm, and tenacity shine through, making her an exceptional asset to any makeup team. Congratulations, Maya!

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Congratulations to all other students on their outstanding achievements and the admirable commitment shown to their studies.

Academic and Creative Studies Award - Chloe Gibson

Performing Arts Award - Morgan Parkes

Professional Studies Award - Joshua Rawson & Georgia Yeomans

Progression Studies Award - Molly Gerrard

Maths & English Award - Wyatt Jones

Skills & Technology Award - Grace Wood