Excellence recognised at Charnwood College event
OUTSTANDING students from Charnwood College were recognised for their academic, sporting and artistic achievements at the college’s annual Excellence Evening.
More than seventy awards were presented to students who had excelled in both their A levels and GCSE’s, with special guests including the Deputy Mayor of Charnwood, Councillor Pauline Ranson, Nicky Morgan MP and Rowena Hackwood, chief executive officer at the David Ross Education Trust.
Amongst the students celebrating was head boy David Horstmann, who will now study Computer Science at the University of Cambridge.
David won a number of awards, including the prize for excellence in Further Mathematics, an award for achieving a Grade 8 in Violin and recognition for achieving two A*s and two As at A level this year.
Charnwood’s head girl, Isabel Dungworth, secured an impressive four A*s in her A levels and was awarded the Loughborough University Trophy as the Highest Achieving Sixth Former.
Isabel’s younger brother, Joel Dungworth, was also celebrating as he picked up a number of awards.
Special recognition also went to 19 students who competed at a national, regional and county level in sport in 2017.
Sesan Russell, who currently represents Great Britain in U18s basketball, was named 3M Sportsman of the Year and the 3M Sportswoman of the Year was awarded to Megan Jones, who was selected to represent Team GB in U18s Womens’ Basketball during the FIBA European Championships.
Other prizes included the John Smith Award for overall progress, which was presented to Sherya Yadev, and the Corbett Trophy for contribution to the Expressive Arts faculty which was given to Evie Doyle.
Charnwood College principal Dan Neal said: “These students are a true inspiration and they whole-heartedly deserve this recognition for the incredible dedication they have shown to their studies and life at Charnwood College.
“These are not unique stories, but a reflection of the many talented, well-rounded and inspiring individuals here at Charnwood College.
“This year, we have seen many of our Sixth Form students continue their academic journey at some of the country’s top universities.
“We could not be more proud of their achievements and look forward to hearing of their further successes in the future.”
Charnwood College student David Horstmann.
Pictured from left to right: Alastair O’Connor, Isabel Dungworth, Rowena Hackwood, David Horstmann.
Pictured are: Charnwood College Riders.
Brother and sister Joel Dungworth and Isabel Dungworth.