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Thursday 20th November 2014
Students from South Leicestershire College tested their mettle competing in the WorldSkills UK National Finals at The Skills Show last week.
The event at the NEC, which saw nearly 74,000 visitors, played host to a variety of careers exhibitions and conferences as well as the finals of the WorldSkills UK competitions.
Principal and Chief Executive, Marion Plant OBE is a passionate supporter and ambassador of skills competitions. She said: “I am delighted for James and Krzyszof who took part in the National Finals, representing the very best talent in the country. To reach that stage is in itself a fantastic achievement and we are proud of how far they have come.
Marion pro-actively supports skills competitions as a strategy to raise student ambition and achievement, and she is a Trustee of Find a Future, Chair of the Premier College Group and Chair of the national AoC WorldSkills Portfolio Group.