Inspire Education Group (IEG) hosted an unforgettable Student Awards night at the esteemed Holiday Inn in Peterborough. The event served as a remarkable celebration of academic achievements, personal growth and the exceptional talents displayed by the students of Peterborough College and Stamford College.
The Student Awards night was a grand affair attended by distinguished guests, faculty members, proud parents and our students. The Holiday Inn provided an elegant and fitting venue for this special occasion, as the Buckingham Suite transformed into a captivating stage for recognising and honouring the outstanding achievements of our winners. Hosted by Kev Lawrence, who hosts the PCR Breakfast Show, the night was full of entertainment and appreciation.
The evening commenced with an acoustic performance from students Peter Axelsen and Courtney Coomber. Guests were then treated to a warm welcome from IEG’s esteemed CEO, Rachel Nicholls, who expressed her deep pride in the students’ accomplishments and their unwavering dedication to excellence. It was a poignant reminder of the IEG’s commitment to nurturing and supporting each student’s unique journey towards success.
Throughout the night, attendees were treated to a captivating display of talent, intelligence, and resilience. The awards spanned various categories, highlighting academic achievements, leadership qualities, community service, and creative prowess. Each accolade was a testament to the exceptional students who stood out among their peers.
Our Student of the Year was Faisal Mokhammad-Aiup. Faisal was recognised for consistently displaying unwavering dedication, whilst his commitment to overcoming challenges and surpassing expectations has made him a role model for his peers. Faisal’s remarkable ability to rise above obstacles has not only earned him this prestigious recognition but has also inspired others to push beyond their limits.
Peterborough College winners:
- Entry Level Award for Excellence – Jessica Williams, Inclusive Provision
- Level 1 Award for Excellence – Olha Shunko, Anglia Professional Training (APT)
- Level 2 Award for Excellence – Paige Noades, Sport
- Level 3 Award for Excellence – Kimberley Bronkhorst, Science & Social Science
- Level 2 Apprentice of the Year Award – Mickey Ghebrhiwet, Business Apprentice
- Level 3 Apprentice of the Year Award – Jack Clark, Engineering
- Adult Student of the Year – Raimonda Goncarova, Animal Care
- English Award for Excellence – Tosan Kincaid, English
- Maths Award for Excellence – Brandon Lewis Brian-Tibbs, Maths
- Industry Skills Excellence Award – Patrycja Jurkiewicz, Creative Arts
- Rising Above Adversity Award – Faisal Mokhammad-Aiup, Jobsmart
- Volunteer of the Year Award – Samuel Turner, Catering & Hospitality
- Partner Student of the Year – Sidney Alfa Bari, GLADCA
- Events Team Award for Excellence – Shane Stocks Pell, Student Events Team
- College of Sanctuary Student of the Year – Shayan Moloudian, ESOL
Stamford College Winners:
- Entry Level Award for Excellence – Ethan Ryan, Skills for Work & Living
- Level 1 Award for Excellence – Paco Ng, Construction
- Level 2 Award for Excellence – Jake Cresswell, Motor Vehicle
- Level 3 Award for Excellence – Harvey Ward, Computing
- Level 2 Apprentice of the Year Award – Ashleigh Ford, Hairdressing
- Partner Apprentice of the Year Award – Deneil Thomas, Inspire+
- Adult Student of the Year – Kitty Clarkson, Early Years
- English Award for Excellence – Levi Peers, English
- Maths Award for Excellence – Olivia Harrison, Maths
- Industry Skills Excellence Award – Ruby Bennett, Business
- Rising Above Adversity Award – Alice Gresswell, A Level Psychology
- Volunteer of the Year Award – Olly Douglas, Music
- Partner Student of the Year – Martha Burton, ESPA
- Higher Level Award for Excellence – Paul Henderson, Counselling
- Events Team Award for Excellence – Erin Eady, Student Events Team
The Student Awards night was not only a moment of celebration but also a reminder of the bright future that lies ahead for our students. Inspire Education Group extends its heartfelt congratulations to all the award recipients and expresses its deepest appreciation to the attendees who made the evening truly memorable.
Watch how the whole night played out in the video below!