Last week, Lily- Rae Sepulveda Tucker, one of Richmond upon Thames College (RuTC’s) Performing and Production Arts Level 3 students, was awarded the Jack Petchey award for her hard work.
Each term, exceptional students are nominated by their classmates to win a Jack Petchey award. The winner receives a £300 grant, which can be used for anything that will benefit the class.
Lily- Rae was rewarded for being anexcellent team player and putting her all into everything she does.
This sentiment is echoed by her Dance teacher, Claire , who describes her as “A talented dancer and a student who brings her bright energy and natural curiosity to every lesson.
“Lily-Rae is considered a motivating and inspiring presence within the classroom.”
Lily- Rae is also a Dance Captain who regularly provides great support to her peers through her excellent listening skills and her ability to amplify the voices of her cohort.
RuTC teacher Clare, is excited to watch her grow, as she continues her journey onto university.
The Jack Petchey Achievement Award Scheme recognises the positive contributions, efforts and endeavours of young people aged 11-25 across London and Essex. These achievements include being a great role model, volunteering, overcoming personal challenges and supporting others over and above expectations.
Learn more about studying Performing and Production Arts here.