A record 1,200 students

Tuesday 19 July 2016

Shuttleworth College students celebrated the end of term with a Summer Ball and Awards ceremony within the grounds of Old Warden Park.

The successful cohort who studied land-based courses were presented with their awards by Team GB Olympic Gold Medallist Tim Bailee MBE. Tim won Canoe Slalom Gold at the 2012 Olympics.

Director of Shuttleworth College and Vice Principal of Bedford College Mike Johnston said that there were a record number of 1,200 students in 2015/16:

“Shuttleworth College has served the land-based industries and the rural economy for 60 years and, from 1 August 2009, formed a partnership with Bedford College who have an excellent reputation for providing high quality education and training.

“Shuttleworth College has an expanding portfolio of courses ranging from Animal Management and Horse Management to Floristry, Fish Management, Horticulture and Outdoor Adventure and including the traditional Agriculture and Countryside Management courses.

“The College is fortunate to have excellent facilities and is set in the delightful surroundings of Old Warden Park, enhanced by the original Shuttleworth family home.

“Shuttleworth College and Bedford College have plans for continued growth and expansion at Old Warden.  These plans include more buildings, business development, expansion of new provisions such as event management, and more Higher Education at Bachelor’s and Foundation Degree level.”

Awards for Student of the Year in various categories were:

  • The College Trophy Animal Sciences Level 1: Chelsea Turner 
  • The Helen Papworth Shield for Animal Care L2: Chloe Sewell
  • The W Jordan Shield for Greatest Achievement in Animal Management 
  • L3: Mark Evans
  • The Nigel Tedd Cup for Animal Management  L3: Maysey Coe
  • The College Trophy for the Animal Management Work Placement: Christopher Clark
  • The College Trophy for the Practical Animal Care Skills Work Placement:
  • Hugh Balfe.
  • Foundation Degree in Animal Management: Emma Bright
  • BTEC L2 for Most Progress in Horse Care: Shaiane Randall
  • The Wilfred Shirley Cup for L3 Horse Management: Dempsey Powell
  • The College Trophy for Horse Management Work Placement: Emily Bignell
  • The Shuttleworth College Association Trophy for L1 Land-based Studies: Joseph Provan
  • The College Trophy for L2 Land-based Studies: Max Wilsher
  • The Davies Cup for Outstanding Achievement in L3 Agriculture: 
  • Olivia Mitchell-Nettles
  • East Anglian Agricultural Supply Industry Book Prize for the Most Promising student in Livestock: Nancy-May Thorne
  • The CASE IH Trophy for Agricultural Student of the Year: 
  • Raegan Winter-Smith
  • The East of England Agricultural Society Cup for Countrywide Management: Mark Munro
  • The Nash Trophy for Fish Management: Andrew McCracken
  • The Zwetsloots Trophy for L2 Floristry: Lillie-May Copperwheat
  • The Shuttleworth Rose Bowl for Most Contribution & Commitment to Floristry: Jack McMurray
  • The Dorothy Shuttleworth Memorial Cup for Horticulture: Victoria Snell
  • The Shuttleworth College Award for Exceptional Achievement: Rhiannon Rickets
  • The James Robinson Memorial Cup for Greatest Achievement on L3 Extended Diploma: Ross Cawood
  • The Shuttleworth College Award for Greatest Achievement on L3 Outdoor Adventure Employment Pathway: Charley Keep
  • The Archie Edmunds Trophy for Making the Most Contribution to Student Activities in 2015 jointly to: Holly Greenough & Harry Mansbridge. 

Shuttleworth College Association was represented at the event, which seeks young members to join those who now work all over the world. Contact Patrick Godwin if you would like to link up. 

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