Students shine at Hackney Community College Awards 2014

Student of the Year, Michael Rennie, who was awarded for outstanding progress, with Ian Ashman.

Student of the Year, Michael Rennie, who was awarded for outstanding progress, with Ian Ashman. - Credit: Archant

The achievement and success of inspirational Hackney Community College students was recognised at a high profile award ceremony last week.

Student Association President, 17-year-old travel and tourism student Kiran Kaur with Ian Ashman

Student Association President, 17-year-old travel and tourism student Kiran Kaur with Ian Ashman - Credit: Archant

Special guests including London Assembly Member Jennette Arnold and Hackney North and Stoke Newington MP Diane Abbott joined friends, family and

staff at the event held at creative agency Mother in Shoreditch.

During his welcome speech, Principal Ian Ashman explained how the annual ceremony supports the college’s commitment to raising levels of ambition, success and opportunity within the community.

As well as student awards across a range of categories, three students were crowned Students of the Year, receiving mini iPads as prizes.


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Hafezur Miah was recognised for his impressive technical skills, Michael Rennie was recognised for his outstanding progress in overcoming challenges in communication and social engagement and Audrey Gilbert was marked out for her contribution to running the college’s Open Kitchen Bar and Restaurant in Hoxton Street.

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