Two Cronton Sixth Form students hit the jackpot recently as they were each awarded a prestigious scholarship.
The scholarship was launched to support student and provide financial assistance towards the cost of fulfilling their potential in their chosen field.
16 year old Hannah Oldfield from Widnes and 16 year old Ryan Cain from Halewood are the first students to receive the scholarship on
Hannah from The Bankfield High School is studying A levels is Sociology, Psychology, English Literature and Theatre Studies. Hannah plans to use her scholarship money to go to the National Youth Theatre in London to take part in a workshop and eventually study English and Drama at University.
Ryan from The Halewood Centre for Learning is studying A level Maths, Physics, Biology and Chemistry is going to buy some equipment for college but save the majority of it to help him pay for university fees. Ryan would like to go to Liverpool University to study Medicine.
On receiving her cheque Hannah said; “I heard about the scholarship after receiving a letter informing about the scholarship, I was overwhelmed to hear I had been granted this prestigious award, it will really help me with my studies.
I am really enjoying the course at Cronton Sixth Form College, it has a really grown up atmosphere, the tutors are great, they really want to get the best out of you.”
Ryan added “I was really delighted to be told I had won this award, it’s a great honour to receive this scholarship. The tutors and facilities at Cronton Sixth Form are fantastic, it’s a great place to study. I have also been lucky to meet lots of new friends which will make my time at college even more enjoyable.”
Phil Taylor, Head of Science and Maths, said, “We are delighted that Hannah and Ryan received the scholarship. The money awarded to them will help them purchase equipment which will aid them with their studies and be a great addition to their CV’s.”