Student Award Celebrations At Central Bedfordshire College

Central Bedfordshire College honor their most outstanding students at their annual Student Awards Ceremony, held at the main campus in Dunstable and attended by local town Mayors.

Student Award Celebrations At Central Bedfordshire College

Student Award Celebrations At Central Bedfordshire College

Student Award Celebrations At Central Bedfordshire College

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Central Bedfordshire College Principal, Ali Hadawi CBE, proudly showcased the College’s most outstanding students at its annual Student Awards Ceremony, held at the main campus in Dunstable.

This year nearly 50 learners were selected to receive awards for both exceptional achievement and improvement. This special event was attended by the Mayors of Dunstable, Houghton Regis, Luton and Leighton Buzzard, along with key employers, representatives from Central Bedfordshire Council and SEMLEP, and very proud Central Bedfordshire College staff, family members and friends.

Student Award Celebrations At Central Bedfordshire College
Charlotte Arkley with Principal Ali Hadawi CBE and Councillor Gloria Martin

Councillor Gloria Martin, very kindly sponsored two awards for Central Bedfordshire College students in gratitude for the help that she received from the College during her term as Mayor of Dunstable. These were the Best Achievement Awards for Photography and Catering. Councillor Martin was delighted to present the awards to Charlotte Arkley for her distinction level final project in photography and Christina Wills for her impressive performance in her catering course.

Student Award Celebrations At Central Bedfordshire College
Kevin Prokopowicz with Principal Ali Hadawi CBE

High-achieving Public Services student Kevin Prokopowicz began at the College in September 2015 on a Level 1 course and three academic years later is about to achieve the highest grade possible for his Level 3 Public Services course. He has made outstanding progress, even applying to skip a year next year and progress to a Level 4 qualification in Policing; he has achieved all of this in his second language.

Student Award Celebrations At Central Bedfordshire College

Supported Internship student Aaron Caracciolo has proven himself to overcome any challenge thrown in his direction in a positive and mature manner. Aaron was unable to speak until his mid-teens and has made such incredible progress at College that he has joined a Local Authority panel promoting the rights of individuals with disability needs; he has achieved this with confidence. Aaron has enlightened other professionals as to the needs of those with mobility issues in the creation of a new transport system that is due to be developed at London Luton Airport. Aaron is a volunteer at the Disability Resource Centre and has shown this year this he is able to travel independently, communicate effectively and work professionally. Aaron is a true role model for anybody who struggles daily with independence due to health and learning differences. To see the confidence and maturity that has developed in Aaron has been an encouragement to both students and staff and the College is delighted to have presented him with the Best Achievement award for Supported Internships.

Student Award Celebrations At Central Bedfordshire College
Bita Parto with Principal Ali Hadawi CBE

In addition to the student awards for each subject area, this year Principal Ali Hadawi CBE presented a Student of the Year Award to Engineering student Bita Parto. Bita has been an outstanding student, achieving consistently high grades, whilst overcoming several personal challenges. She has been accepted to Anglia Ruskin University on a four-year degree, which will see her achieving a Masters in Engineering upon completion. The Principal gave a speech honouring Bita’s achievement: “Bita took responsibility for her own learning and made excellent use of all the support services available at CBC… We are very proud as a College, of her incredible achievement.”

Attendees to the Student Awards Ceremony were delighted to hear from former Central Bedfordshire College Barbering student, Justin Carr. Justin has risen to the top of his field, and is now the barber to many members of the football team representing England at the 2018 World Cup. He very kindly sent students a video message of encouragement before he jetted off to Russia for the tournament, reminding them, “Carry on being passionate and keep going… The world is your oyster!” He congratulated the students and encouraged them to pursue their dreams.

Principal Ali Hadawi CBE, who opened the event with a keynote speech, praised the achievements of the students, and highlighted the College’s successes and developments over the past year, including the opening of the new state-of-the-art Leighton Buzzard Engineering and Construction Skills Centre. He acknowledged the dedication of Central Bedfordshire College staff to providing support for all students to achieve their goals, and affirmed the College’s commitment to supporting local area needs. The Mayor of Dunstable, Councillor John Kane, kindly gave a short address congratulating the students on their achievement.

The event was held in the College’s student-run restaurant where parents and dignitaries were treated to a full afternoon tea prepared and served by the College’s Hospitality & Catering students.

To find out more and to see the gallery of images and list of award winners from the event visit www.centralbeds.ac.uk


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Student Award Celebrations At Central Bedfordshire College

Student Award Celebrations At Central Bedfordshire College

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