Arkwright Scholarship Winner
Sixth Form student Cerys Hunter was recognised as one of the UK’s future leaders in Engineering at an awards ceremony in London, where she was presented with an Arkwright Engineering Scholarship.
Arkwright Engineering Scholarships act as a beacon to the most talented STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) students in UK schools and help to ensure that high potential young people stay engaged in the engineering careers pipeline.
Scholars are selected for their potential as future engineering leaders by assessing their academic, practical and leadership skills in STEM.
The selection involved a rigorous application, examination and interview process. Cerys said:
“To be awarded the scholarship means a lot to me as it opens up opportunities in my future career in Engineering. The process that I had to endure was hard work as the application, exam and interview were new experiences and quite daunting. However, during this experience I have realised how much a career in Engineering means to me and how excited I am to pursue a career in my chosen area of Automotive Engineering. I am thankful for this opportunity and the support that Arkwright and my sponsor is offering.”
Year 13 student, Poppy Leigh Heron, who was awarded a scholarship last year, has recently been accepted onto the second year of the Arkwright scholarship.