Suffolk students to be honoured

IPSWICH: Students from across the region are to be honoured at a ceremony celebrating their achievements.

IPSWICH: Students from across the region are to be honoured at a ceremony celebrating their achievements.

Suffolk New College is hosting a night of reunion and celebration in support of the students who completed there courses for 2008/09.

The further education awards night, which is taking place tomorrow and Thursday night , will see over 1000 students take to the stage.

The proud students, who have completed full time courses or apprenticeships, will be honoured for their hard work which has lead many of them on to university or blossoming careers.

Also attending the event are Guests of Honour Russell Cook, Head of News Editor of the Evening Star, and Michaela Doherty from Jimmy's Farm.

The Guests of Honour will present awards to the students from the Curriculum Centres for The Link, the Ipswich 6th Form Academy, the Automotive Construction and Engineering Services and the Creative Art and Media.

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Students to be honoured on Thursday will include Hospitality and Catering, Hairdressing, Beauty and Holistic Therapy and Business, Leisure and Information Technology.

The exciting event is set to kick off with a performance of You Can't Stop the Beat by the college's current Performing Art students.

Hair and make up for the night will be done by the current Beauty students and refreshments will be made by the catering pupils.

There will be 75 special award winners from across all curriculum areas, presented during the course of the two nights

Dave Muller, Principal of Suffolk New College, said: “It is wonderful to once again celebrate our student successes and staff achievements and to share this with students, their families, friends and the local community including employers.

“It has been an exciting year for the College having moved into our new building and we are now working and learning together in what are truly fabulous facilities.”

The event is only open to students and their guests who have tickets.

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