York College

Student of the Year

Each month York College students from Adult Learning / Higher Education, the A Level Faculty, Vocational and English and Maths divisions are selected as 'Students of the Month', due to their outstanding individual achievements. The winners are presented with a voucher by the Principal, and at the end of the academic year one Student of the Month from each category is awarded 'Student of the Year' titles.


Student of the Year 2015

York College has awarded Student of the Year titles to four students studying Higher (HE) and Further Education (FE) programmes.

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Pictured left to right:  Jacob Allen, Ben Lister, Alison Birkinshaw, Joseph Whiteley and Sean Furmanis
 

The three FE winners study a variety of courses within the College’s IT and Computing Division and the HE Student of the Year is studying a BA (Hons) Management degree. The following students were awarded Student of the Year Titles in recognition of their personal and academic achievements throughout the 2014/15 academic year:

A Level Student of the Year

Ben Lister  (formerly of Howden School and Technology College) has studied A Levels in Maths, Further Maths, Computing and Economics

Vocational Student of the Year

Jacob Allen (formerly home educated)  has studied a BTEC Diploma in IT Software Development  

Functional Skills Student of the Year

Sean Furmanis has studied Level 1 Functional Skills

HE/Adult Student of the Year

Joseph Whiteley (from Bradford) has studied BA (Hons) Management

College Principal, Alison Birkinshaw presented the students with a trophy saying: "I am delighted to award Student of the Year titles to four really outstanding students. Each one of them has an exceptional reason to win this accolade and without doubt they are all fully deserving of this title. They are positive role models in the College and have embraced the support that they have been given, whilst also passing that support onto their peers. The enthusiasm and positivity that they have shown in their studies will certainly see them achieve wonderful things in the future. We are delighted that they have been York College students and wish them every success.”


Student of the Year 2014

This year York College has awarded three Student of the Year titles to students from different areas of the College.

Student of the year

Pictured left to right:  Ashley Grant, Helen Perry, Reman Sadani, Alison Birkinshaw

HE/Adult Student of the Year

Helen Perry (Foundation Degree in Community and Public Services)

Vocational Student of the Year

Ashley Grant, formerly of Manor CE Academy (Level 3 Diploma in IT - Networking)

A Level Student of the Year

Reman Sadani, formerly of Millthorpe School (A Levels in Fine Art, Photography, Film Studies)

College principal, Alison Birkinshaw presented the students with a trophy saying: "I am delighted to award Student of the Year titles to three really exceptional students. They have proved themselves to be excellent role models and should be congratulated for their contribution to College life. Each one of them has fully embraced their studies and has been generous with their time in helping others. They are positive and ambitious for the future and will undoubtedly go on to do great things. We are very proud of their achievements and they have made a big impression on York College and the local community."