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Autumn Term Jack Petchey Awards for outstanding RuTC students

Wednesday 11 December 2019

Every term, outstanding RuTC students are nominated by their classmates for a Jack Petchey Award. The award scheme recognises exceptional young people who are role models for their surroundings and celebrates their efforts and achievements. Winners can choose how their £250 grant will be spent to benefit their course and college.

The Jack Petchey Achievement Award winners for the autumn term 2019 are Rapti Ellepola (pictured above), Suhaana Soraiya and Finlay Mcleish.

Rapti, Childcare & Education Level 3 student, won for her contributions and commitment to her course. Peers described her as determined, kind, optimistic, hardworking and respectful. Performing & Production Arts Level 2 student Suhaana was recognised for her open and welcoming attitude towards others and passion for her course projects, always completing work ahead of time. As one of the key members of the college’s Coding Club, Finlay was chosen to receive the award. He studies Business Level 3 Diploma and is always supportive of his classmates and committed to his course and extracurricular activities.

Find out more about last year’s Jack Petchey Award winners.


Suhaana Soraiya



Finlay Mcleish (second from the left) with the Coding Club, Welfare and Engagement Advisor, Hazel Coppin, and Computing Teacher, Sanjay Shah


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