Chris Noble has become the second recipient of the
Professional Recognition Award, awarded by Doncaster College to its
Chris, 42, Programme Co-ordinator, responsible for Work-Based
learning in the Engineering Department, has won the award for the
spring term and was presented with his award by George Trow,
Principal and Chief Executive of Doncaster College.
The Awards were launched in late 2011, to recognise the
professional contribution that staff make towards the work of the
College. The award is given 3 times a year so a member of staff
will be honoured once a term. o:p will be displayed here.
Staff are nominated by at least 5 colleagues from different
areas of the College. The College’s Executive team then views the
nominations and decides on a winner.
Chris, from Epworth, near Doncaster, said, "I was surprised but
very honoured to receive the Award especially as you are nominated
by work colleagues. To be honest I turn up in the morning, I do my
job, and go home at night, to me, it feels nothing out of the
ordinary but it’s reassuring to know that people think I do it
Chris' nominees beg to differ that what he does is nothing out
of the ordinary: "He is a well-respected member of staff and he is
always willing to go the extra mile, which often involves him
taking on responsibilities that are outside his job role. He has
the ability to retain a sense of humour despite chaos around.
Despite working to tight deadlines he always puts his learners
first and his professionalism and helpfulness with employers is
widely recognised. He always demonstrates teamwork and
His prizes include the use of a Nuffield Health and Fitness pass
for 2 weeks, a meal for two at the College's Waterfront Restaurant,
a spa package, and a professional profiling session with
The Staff Development team is currently inviting nominations for
the summer term Award. Nominations should be made internally to
them by May 22nd.