Event name: Shining Stars
Event date: June 27th, 2019
The Shining Stars was held on Thursday, 27th June. The annual Awards Ceremony honours students who have made extraordinary accomplishments in 2019. Six-time Olympian and gold medallist, Tessa Sanderson CBE co-hosted the ceremony alongside Andrew Mitchel of Newham College.
Hundreds of guests and VIPs attended, including UK fashion icon Dame Zandra Rhodes, Labour MP of East Ham, Stephen Timms, and members of the press and businesses sponsoring the awards. Digital Skills Solutions was one of them, sponsoring the Apprentice of the Year Award, which went to Tasheen Sahebdin, a Business Administration Level 3 student. Being an excellent team player and having had an impressive performance with work and college throughout this year, Tasheen has now been offered a position within her company, Buhler.
Winners were awarded trophies whilst nominees received highly commended certificates. Other categories included:
College Achievement of the Year, sponsored by Newham Recorder, and awarded to Zoe Benwell.
Excellence and Innovation Award, sponsored by Academy 1 Sports, and awarded to Deno Hawthorne.
Outstanding Contribution to College Life Award, sponsored by Tereza Joanne, and awarded to Daniella Bargan.
For the full list of winners and nominees, please click here.