Celebrating Outstanding Success at The City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College Prize Presentation Evening 2024

The City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College proudly hosted its annual Prize Presentation Evening, recognising the remarkable achievements of over 160 students and staff members. Held on Wednesday 20th March, at the prestigious King Hall in Stoke, the event honoured excellence across various disciplines, embodying the college’s commitment to nurturing growth and accomplishment.

The awards ceremony was split into categories following the framework of the Sixth Form College ASPIRE principles of Achievement, Skills, Participation, Independence, Resilience, and Endeavour. These principles serve as the bedrock for success, not only within the college environment but also in the journey beyond.

Among the recipients was Yuliia Kozel, a first-year student recognised for her remarkable endeavour in BTEC Law. Despite recent relocation to the UK, Yuliia’s dedication and diligence were commended by Teacher of Criminology and Law, Heather Dyde, who praised her outstanding efforts in the field. Yuliia expressed her aspirations, stating, 

I aim to secure an apprenticeship to further my knowledge and personal growth.

Jack Timbey, another first-year student, was awarded in the participation category for his exemplary dedication to BTEC Sport and Exercise Science. Demonstrating exceptional maturity and motivation, Jack’s perfect attendance and active engagement in lessons exemplify his commitment to excellence. His expressed intention to pursue a degree in Physiotherapy at university reflects his aspirations for continued success.

Rubi Machin, a second-year student, was commended for her outstanding accomplishments in A Level Biology and Chemistry, earning her two Achievement awards. Praised by Biology teacher Hayley Bartonshaw for her consistently high performance and strong work ethic.

I feel very privileged to win this award as I feel as if my hard work has been recognised. I intend to pursue Medical school after college.

Additionally, first-year student Teddy Ntare received two awards for his remarkable achievement in GCSE Science and the Principal’s Prize for a Level 2 Student. Acknowledged for his diligence, respect, and kindness, Teddy embodies the values upheld by the college. Reflecting on his achievements, Teddy expressed his thanks 

 I am very grateful to receive an award, and I’m thankful for the support and encouragement I’ve received along the way.


The City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College extends heartfelt congratulations to all award recipients for their outstanding accomplishments and wishes them continued success in their future endeavours.