St Katherine’s School are celebrating the ground breaking achievements of four year 12 students who have been awarded the prestigious Arkwright Scholarship. David Oyns, the regional liaison officer for the Arkwright movement commented that St Katherine’s School is the first non selective school to enjoy this level of success in the South West during his time in the role.
Peter Blake, William Chinn, Isak Lowe and Remi Khalif have done tremendously well to secure these awards. The Arkwright Scholarships Trust is a registered charity that administers the most prestigious scholarship scheme of its type in the UK. Oliver Bennett also got to the final interview round.
The Trust identify, inspire and nurture future leaders in Engineering, Computing and technical Design. Arkwright Engineering Scholarships are awarded through a rigorous selection process, to high-calibre students in year 11 across the UK. These Engineering Scholarships support students through their sixth form studies and encourage students to pursue Engineering, Computing or technical Design at university or through a higher-level apprenticeship and to take up careers in the field.
Every Scholarship is sponsored by industrial companies, universities, charitable trusts, trade associations, professional engineering institutions, the Armed Services, Worshipful Companies, industry regulators or personal donors.
Well done to these fantastic young men who are a credit to St Katherine’s School.