Toby Perkins MP celebrated the success of local students at a prestigious event in parliament.
Toby Perkins MP joined a host of students and MPs at the Association of Colleges’ Student of the Year Awards reception at the House of Commons.
The awards celebrate the achievements and successes of exceptional students who stand out from the crowd and have either shown academic excellence, contributed to their local economy or overcome difficulty to progress. The award is open to any student of an AoC member college and is not limited by age, level or course.
Following the event, Toby Perkins MP said: “The further education sector offers the opportunity to transform people’s lives and this recognition is evidence of the excellent work that students have carried out and her achievements in college during the year.”
David Hughes, Chief Executive of the Association of Colleges, said: “The standard of entries this year was incredibly high and each of the students deserves praise for the contribution they make to their colleges as well as the contribution they are bringing to their local community.
“All the students have done fantastically well to get here so special mention must go to their colleges who do fantastic work daily to harness their skills and prepare them for the world of work.”