College students Score at annual prize-giving event

Andy James (Chemical Injection Utilities), Simon Graham (Scottish and'Southern Energy), Martyn Runcie, Kerry Taylor, Catherine Metcalfe, Fiona Johnson (Score Europe)  and Conrad Ritchie (Score Europe.
Andy James (Chemical Injection Utilities), Simon Graham (Scottish and'Southern Energy), Martyn Runcie, Kerry Taylor, Catherine Metcalfe, Fiona Johnson (Score Europe) and Conrad Ritchie (Score Europe.

Outstanding engineering apprentices at North East Scotland College have been recognised for their achievements in a prize-giving celebration at Fraserbugh campus.

Conrad Ritchie, managing director of Score (Europe) Limited presented engraved watches to three students studying at National Certificate level - NC Engineering Maintenance student Martyn Runcie, NC Measurement & Control student Kerry Taylor and NC Mechanical Engineering student Catherine Metcalfe.

Mr Ritchie addressed the audience of students and college staff, prize winners and their employers prior to the official presentation.

He said: “Almost 26 years ago I was standing where you are now. This college provided me with the solid foundation on which to build my career.

“We all appreciate the benefits of having this facility in this locality - please support this college as you progress in your chosen fields.”

Martyn Runcie, from Rosehearty, is employed by Chemical Injection Utilities and received the nomination because of his excellent attitude and hard work.

Kerry Taylor, from Lonmay, is employed by Scottish and Southern Energy at Boddam. Kerry has consistently achieved top marks in her course and is a focused, diligent and organised student.

Catherine Metcalfe, also from Lonmay, is employed by Score (Europe) Limited, Peterhead. Catherine’s exemplary attitude has been applauded by lecturers together with the high quality of her work in class tutorials assessments across all subject areas.

Depute Principal Paul Sherrington concluded by saying: “We are grateful to Score for their continued support across the full Engineering curriculum.”