Recognition and appreciation of
progress and determination
Winner of the Endeavour Award:
Nell Doubledee




The Award for Endeavour goes to Nell Doubledee who has maintained excellent attendance and punctuality in all her sessions, despite a challenging year. She is committed, conscientious and determined, and recently gained her first two International Caps at the European Championships in Italy, playing Blind Football for England.

Winner of the Caring Award:
Max Hardwick




Max Hardwick leaves RNC this year after three years. Max was nominated for being a caring and supportive student who is respected by both his peers and the staff that work with him. It's been a pleasure to have him at RNC, and we wish him the very best in his next chapter.


Caring Award - Highly Commended:
Joe Silio




Joe hadn't been at RNC long when he acted as a mentor to another student on extended assessment. He's always willing to lend a hand and always asking after others. 

Winner of the Contribution to the Community Award: Haris Hamid



The Contribution to the Community award goes to Haris Hamid. A young man who has only been at RNC for a year, but has played a prominent role within the College's Muslim community. Haris was instrumental in ensuring that arrangements for Ramadan ran smoothly, and liaised with staff and represented students' views at meetings. Described as 'a polite and mature young man, who always looks out for his peers'.

Winner of the Language Award:
Mo Alomrani




The Language Award goes to Mo Alomrani, a young man who should be praised for his dedication to volunteering his time to teach his peers. Offering weekly Arabic sessions, he has gone out of his way to engage others with his passion and built a mini community.
Winner of the Sporting Award:
Kieran Clarke




This year's Sporting Award goes to Kieran Clarke. His progress with Blind Football has been outstanding, and his commitment and passion has lead him to be a key player in the England Emerging Talent Programme. Making great strides as both an athlete and a coach, his hard work and dedication is a true reflection of how sport can change and influence your journey at RNC. He is a fantastic role model and ambassador for the College. 
Winner of the Musical Award:
Emma Thompson




The Musical Award was presented to Emma Thompson. Despite only being in her first year at RNC, she sang beautifully at a recent fundraising event.
Progress Award - Highly Commended: Luc Platts



Luc is described as a 'model student'. He has grown from a quiet, shy individual into a confident young man. A genuine pleasure to have around, we wish him the very best as he leaves RNC.
Progress Award - Highly Commended: Jacob Tait



Jacob settled straight into College and has demonstrated exceptional progress in such a short space of time, amazing all those who work with him.
Winner of the Progress Award:
Ki Pearce



Ki has demonstrated an increased maturity in his studies this year and has progressed in all areas of his programme, particularly within his OCR ICT units. 



Winner of Best Guide Dog: Lennon (with Freya Gavin)



This year's winner of the Best Guide Dog Award goes to Lennon. Lennon is described as 'a wonderful dog who is fantastic at his job.' Well done to Lennon and Freya.


Winner of the Work Placement Award: Jordon Perreira



Jordon Perreira has hugely impressed on his weekly work placement with the Worcester University Tech Team. He will be studying there next year and they have already offered him the opportunity of a paid placement. Congratulations, Jordon! 
Winner of the Jumping in with Both Feet Award: Jack Marshall



Jack is always the first to volunteer for any activity, regardless of what's involved. Always hard-working and always reliable, he has embraced every new experience RNC has offered him and we wish him every success at university.
Winner of the Reliability Award: Jack Yare



Jack is an exemplary student. During his time at RNC he has faced a number of challenges, but he's been quietly determined and ready to ask you about your day. He's demonstrated a great maturity on a regular work placement with thePoint4 and was described as 'a great asset to the team'.
Winner of the Lighting Up a Room Award: Gabs Klaric-Grubb



Gabs is a truly remarkable young lady, whose positivity and smile seem never-ending. Her overwhelmingly positive and sunny nature is a delight to have around and she literally does 'light up a room' when she enters! We wish her lots of luck for her next steps.
Progress in IT Award - Highly Commended: Jack Offord

Jack had no experience in accessing ICT or using assistive technology prior to RNC, but learnt to touch type within his first term at RNC, and is now able to effectively use Word, email and Teams. A huge well done to Jack Offord. (Jack wasn't able to attend the event to collect his award).
Winner of the Progress in IT Award: Edisiri Eyeregea



Ed was reluctant to use his laptop in his first year, but since then he is using his laptop with Braille for most lessons. He is the student to go to if you ever have a problem with your Braille and Leanne isn't around.
Winner of the Award for Efforts in Health and Wellbeing: Tom Payne



Tom was nominated by a thePoint4 fitness instructor for his efforts within the gym and early morning (6am) fitness sessions. He is described as someone who is prepared to give 'everything a go' and has enjoyed reaping the benefits of what exercise can offer.
Best Performance in a Programme Area Award - Highly Commended: Elle Phillips



Elle is described as 'committed, dedicated and a pleasure to teach'. Elle hasn't missed a single Massage session all year and has a gentle and compassionate nature.
Winner of the Best Performance in a Programme Area Award: Aaron Germaney



Aaron initially struggled in his EPQ lessons, with both organisation and motivation. However, he is in the middle of completing a fantastic project to mark the College's 150th anniversary that will leave a mark on RNC and its grounds for years to come. 
Winner of the Best Team Award: RNC's Blind Football Team




This year's Best Team Award has been awarded to a group of players who have represented their College impeccably with their recent success in the FA Disability Cup and winning the trophy for the second year in a row.
Recognition and Appreciation: The Aspire Duke of Edinburgh's Award group
On your recent expedition you worked together to overcome problems as a team, cooked with each other, overcame navigation issues and supported each other to have confidence in your own ability. We are very proud of your determination and resilience to push through your challenges.


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