26 June 2015
On 25 June, we celebrated the achievements of more than 50 of our most outstanding students. These awards were not only given for academic success but also recognised students who had overcome difficulties, who had represented the college or who had gone out of their way to help others.
Leslie Addo, former student and now a professional basketball player, presented the awards to our deserving students. Leslie later gave an inspirational talk about his journey to becoming a professional basketball player and the people who helped him along the way in particular the motivation he received from Jermaine Purcell, Sports Coordinator at West Thames College.
Alumni Cherica Haye also spoke of her achievements since leaving the college. Read about Cherica’s story in Making Waves Spring 2016.
Three students were chosen from all the award winners to be the overall Students of the Year 2015. The winners were engineering student Jeff Neston Gomes for Academic Achievement; Art and Design student Laerte Spoor Geminiani for Determination and Aviation Operations student Maciej Piwowarski for Contribution to the College.
Many thanks to our special guests who attended the evening including Ruth Cadbury MP and our generous sponsors who supported the ceremony.
View all our award winners here
Making Waves Autumn 2016 college magazine.