A chance for Lancashire’s education stars to shine

WIN: Gemma Robinson received her award from Preston's College principal Lis Smith last year
WIN: Gemma Robinson received her award from Preston's College principal Lis Smith last year

The cream of Lancashire’s education establishments face the limelight as the curtains open on the Lancashire Evening Post’s Education Awards.

On the back of last year’s phenomenal success, the search is on for worthy recipients of accolades in the 13 award categories.

So please get nominating and help make the awards evening a night to remember for the young people in our area.

Gillian Parkinson

Sponsored by BAE Systems and Preston’s College, the awards are intended to give the public, parents, carers and tutors alike, a chance to acknowledge the good things going on in schools which don’t always get the rewards they deserve.

It is also an opportunity for readers to get involved by nominating worthy candidates.

Editor Gillian Parkinson said: “The awards are a great way of celebrating all the good working going on in our primary and secondary schools.“The aim is to recognise effort at all levels, not just the high achievers.

“So please get nominating and help make the awards evening a night to remember for the young people in our area.”

A spokesman for BAE Systems said: “These awards will give real recognition to achievement and celebrate the vigour and determination of a region that has a real commitment to education on a number of levels,

Preston’s College vice-principal Carl Speight, said: “It is a privilege to once again sponsor an event which rewards the very best students, teachers, schools and employees across 13 competitive categories.”

The Awards will take place at Preston’s Charter Theatre on June 30. For full details of how to nominate and the categories got to www.lep.co.uk/events-promotions