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Outstanding Engineering Student Recognised with PolyPipe Award

Posted: 1st February 2017

Tawinan Weeraban has been rewarded with the Polypipe Sponsored Award 2016 for her exemplary work and dedication to the BSc Integrated Technology course.

The awards are now into their eighth year with Polypipe proudly remaining committed to investing in the people of Doncaster and supporting Doncaster College and University Centre engineering students. Melissa Flett, Head of Human Resources at Polypipe presented Tawinan with the award and £500 prize, “We’re a local manufacturing business with a large engineering aspect. We support a number of engineering apprentices and understand the needs of engineering in the local community. We work closely with Doncaster College to ensure that the students themselves are appropriately equipped with the resources and skills we need.”

“The Polypipe Award is about the dedication and the commitment and willingness to learn and improve along with ambition. On this occasion it was Tawinan for her exemplary work and dedication to the course”.

Curriculum Lead for (STEM) Engineering, Michael Neal said, “Throughout her studies at Doncaster College Tawinan’s attention to detail and linked to her commitment to study has produced an excellent engineering student who’s fully committed to the field of electrical engineering applying her academic knowledge to real life engineering problems as a graduate engineer”.

“Her time spent at Doncaster College demonstrates how motivated and high achieving student can attain a high level of knowledge and skills that fit the modern world”.

“We wish Tawinan a successful career and hope she goes onto greater academic study brining her new found skills and knowledge along with her commitment for hard work to the world of engineering”.

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