In July, The JCB Academy held its sixth annual awards evening to celebrate the achievements of over 45 students for Years 10-13 and Apprentices, for both academic and personal achievements.
The awards event was held at JCB World Headquarters, where Lord Baker, presented the awards to the winning students. The individual awards were sponsored by some of The JCB Academy’s partners: Rolls-Royce, Bentley Motors, Continental Engineering Services, Parker Sales UK, Harper Adams University, The Institution of Engineering and Technology, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, JCB, Toyota, Linde Hydraulics, Rayne Precision Engineering, JCB Finance, Institution of Mechanical Engineers (Midlands), KPMG, The British Fluid Power Association, Bosch Rexroth, The Royal Academy of Engineering, HAYS Recruiting, Burton Albion Community Trust, Voyager School Travel and Halsbury Travel.
There was a terrific atmosphere on the night with over 220 guests attending, comprising of students, parents, staff, governors and corporate partners. The winning students were awarded a variety of prizes; some received cash prizes ranging from £50-100, Parker Sales UK gave away a top of the range Apple iPad as one of their prizes and Bentley Motors gave a week’s work experience as one of their prizes. The Student of the Year award, awarded to the student who achieved most nominations across every category, demonstrating their all-round capabilities and determination to succeed, was Will Holland-Roper.
Photographs from the event can be view on our Google Photos page by clicking here.