Night of rewards for South Holland Post 16 Centre stars

South Holland Post 16 Centre students dressed up for an awards evening at South Holland Centre, Spalding.  Photo by Tim Wilson.
South Holland Post 16 Centre students dressed up for an awards evening at South Holland Centre, Spalding. Photo by Tim Wilson.
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Years of hard work by students and staff at South Holland Post 16 Centre were rewarded during an awards evening in Spalding.

Business, performing arts and charitable efforts were recognised at South Holland Centre where Head of Sixth Form Nikki Saines acknowledged students’ hard work and dedication over the academic year.

Head of academy Will Scott with winner Ben Burman, finalists Megan Maddison and Katie Kirby for the Headteacher's Award for Most Positive Role Model.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

Head of academy Will Scott with winner Ben Burman, finalists Megan Maddison and Katie Kirby for the Headteacher's Award for Most Positive Role Model. Photo by Tim Wilson.

Ms Saines said: “The awards evening marked the end of their time with us and an opportunity to celebrate what they have achieved both academically and personally.

“I am so proud of the students and it is a privilege to be part of a journey that sees them develop into confident, mature and wonderful young adults.

“I wish them all success, health and happiness for the future.”

Among the successful students were Chloe Leggatt who won the Nikki Saines Award for the Highest Academic Achiever and Charlotte Sandall who received

I am so proud of the students and it is a privilege to be part of a journey that sees them develop into confident, mature and wonderful young adults.

Nikki Saines, Head of Sixth Form, South Holland Post 16 Centre, Spalding

the Student Manager Award for Overcoming Barriers to Learning, while the Headteacher Award for Most Positive Role Model went to Ben Burman.

Guests at the event included award sponsors Alec Harding of Spalding Gymnastic Academy, Heather Brighton of Moore Thomson Chartered Accountants, Guy Woods of Everybody’s Gym, Spalding. Matt Birchnell of Spalding and District Round Table and Emma Buckberry from Baytree Coffee Lounge.

They were joined by Sarah Le Sage from the charity Ella’s Project and Charlotte Gurnett, co-director of Act II Theatre Company who presented the Award for Outstanding Work Ethic in Performing Arts.

The night saw performing arts students give a sneak preview of their upcoming musical, Avenue Q, which is on at Sir John Gleed School, Spalding, on June 25 and 26.

Special fundraising award winners (back) Charlotte Sandall, Ollie Long, Samantha Tuitt, (front) Chloe Leggatt and Priti Sah.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

Special fundraising award winners (back) Charlotte Sandall, Ollie Long, Samantha Tuitt, (front) Chloe Leggatt and Priti Sah. Photo by Tim Wilson.

Awards sponsors (back) Alec Harding of Spalding Gymnastic Academy, Heather Bright of Moore Thompson Chartered  Accountants, Matt Burchnall of Spalding & District Round Table, (front) Emma Buckberry of Baytree Coffee Lounge, Charlotte Gernert of Act 11 Theatre Company and Sarah Le Sage from the charities Ella's Project and The Rightside Trust.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

Awards sponsors (back) Alec Harding of Spalding Gymnastic Academy, Heather Bright of Moore Thompson Chartered Accountants, Matt Burchnall of Spalding & District Round Table, (front) Emma Buckberry of Baytree Coffee Lounge, Charlotte Gernert of Act 11 Theatre Company and Sarah Le Sage from the charities Ella's Project and The Rightside Trust. Photo by Tim Wilson.