Career Ready awards 2018

"I was a frustrated and angry young man with a bad attitude. I knew that Career Ready was going to change my life and it really has." - Jephta Asamoah, Barking & Dagenham College 

Leidos Career Ready Student of the Year

  • Jephta Asamoah from Barking & Dagenham College, London (national winner)
  • Kiara Ross from Elgin High School in Moray, Scotland (national winner)
  • Jamie Hanna from Belfast Metropolitan College, Northern Ireland 
  • Joe Williams from West Derby School, Liverpool 
  • Romana Aziz from Washwood Heath College, Birmingham 
  • Katrina Rjabova from Franklin College, Grimsby 

AstraZeneca STEM Student of the Year

  • Science: Jennifer Walker from Milne’s High School, Moray
  • Technology: Eric Petnehazi, Lourdes RC Secondary School, Glasgow
  • Engineering: Enoma Ogor from Loreto College, Manchester

Standard Life Aberdeen Mentor of the Year

North West: Jamie Bawden from Wates 
Wales, West and the Midlands: Connie Hoffmeister from Arcadis UK 
London & SE: Jennifer Nemeth from the Bank of England 
North East: Debbie Gee from the NHS 
Northern Ireland: Noel Doyle from McAuley Engineering 

Citi Volunteer of the Year 

  • North West: Gary Curzon from Mettler Toledo 
  • Yorkshire & Humber: Beverley Webster from Prosperis 
  • North East: Claire Atkins from Sintons LLP 
  • Wales, West and the Midlands: Gary McDermott from Geosynthetics 
  • London & SE: Gerry Dorkin from Wells Fargo and Simon Gowdin from Fundsmith 
  • Essex: Dean Woodroof from Brighthouse 
  • Scotland: Sandy Begbie from Standard Life Aberdeen, Ruth Minnican from Diageo PLC, and John Fyfee from Perth & Kinross Council 
  • Northern Ireland: Brian Sykes from the Reserve Forces and Cadets Association 

Santander Employability Champion of the Year

Paul Grainger from Prior Pursglove College in Redcar & Cleveland (national winner)