Presenting the awards during an annual ceremony for Further Education (FE) students on Friday 1 July will be Janice Logie, Assistant Director at Essex County Council.
The award ceremony marks the success of students completing full-time FE courses at Writtle College including Equine, Animal Care, Floristry, Agriculture, Countryside, Design, Sport and Horticulture courses.
Also in attendance for the first ceremony will be the Mayor and Mayoress of Chelmsford, Councillor Bob Shepherd and Doreen Shepherd.
The ceremony will feature a number of award categories, the first of the awards will be presented to students from the Animal Care and Management courses at 10.30am, Floristry, Art and Design and Horticulture students will be at 12.00 noon, and a final ceremony will be at 2.00pm for Agriculture, Countryside, Equine and Sport students.
Individual students from various subject areas will also be honoured for showing particular talent, dedication and skill during their studies. Awards of recognition include: the Institute of Horticulture prize which will be awarded to the student who has shown the best plant knowledge and appreciation throughout the year. The Rachel Heather award for consistent achievement in art and design will be awarded in memory of Rachel Heather by her family. The prestigious Blue Cross Welfare Award will be presented to an Equine student in dedication of putting the horse first; this will be the third year that a Blue Cross Welfare award has been presented at the College.
Writtle College’s Head of Further Education, Andy Sparks, said: “Once again we look forward to congratulating our completing full-time Further Education students. They have worked hard during their studies and this award ceremony is such an important occasion for all involved – we look forward to celebrating with them as they progress onto the next step.”
Pictured - 2010 Presentation Day