At this year’s Hull College Construction and Green Energy Skills Awards Ceremony, held at the college on Monday 13th June 2016, three of Houlton students were honoured as the Best Student on their respective courses.
Josh Hunter, a recently qualified bricklayer with Building & Maintenance was presented with an Award in recognition of his achievements over the last few years and being invited to join SquadUK with WorldSkills, and representing the UK at the European Competition to be held in Gothenburg, Sweden in December this year.
Chris Wilson was presented with the Keepmoat Award for the Most Outstanding Student on a Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment. Chris has been at Houlton from school and works in the Building & Maintenance Division as a Trainee Quantity Surveyor having completed his joinery apprenticeship and deciding to expand his horizons into the commercial aspects of construction management.
Vladimir Fomin won the Hull College Award for the Most Outstanding Student on an Extended Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment and also a special award; the Richard Wilson Award for the Most Outstanding Student on a Professional Construction Course. Vladimir was part of a recent work experience programme which involved four full days within different disciplines at Houlton. Subsequent to his award, Vladimir has accepted an offer for a summer placement job as an Assistant Site Manager on our new 14,000 sq m Swift Caravan project.
The Walter Dickerson Memorial Award presented to the Most Outstanding Student on a Brickwork Course, sponsored by Geo. Houlton & Sons Ltd was won by Charles Walsh.