We are thrilled to announce that Derwen College students were winners in the recent WorldSkills UK virtual competitions.
The team from Derwen College Ludlow: Jeffrey Letts, Louis Baker, Logan Joslin and Iman Nadeem, won a Bronze medal in the Media Foundation Skills competition.
During the competition, the team from our new Ludlow campus, had to create a media campaign focused upon Respect. The students conducted research, produced a board game, designed a logo, a web page, poster, and a presentation. They even composed and sang a song for a radio jingle.
Maisy Cadwallader, who is on our Hospitality & Food pathway, also won a Bronze medal in the competitions.
She took part in the Restaurant Service Foundation Skills competition, which involved laying a table for afternoon tea to commemorate Armistice Day. The competition event involved creating a centrepiece, wiping and polishing glasses, cutlery and crockery, and presenting the table.
Peter Davies, also from Hospitality & Food pathway was Highly Commended for his entry in the Catering Foundation Skills competition where he had to prepare and present a three-course meal.
Medal winners were announced in the WorldSkills UK virtual medal ceremony by presenter Steph McGovern from her Packed Lunch studio on 26 November.
Alison Adams, Hospitality & Food Pathway Lead at Derwen College, praised all the competitors who demonstrated their skills, hard work and commitment to reach the finals.
She said: “We are so proud of all the students who took part in WorldSkills competitions, and showcased skills to qualify to reach the finals. Being rewarded with medals is the icing on the cake.”