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College of West Anglia staff recognised for outstanding achievements at awards ceremony.

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CWA Principal David Pomfret hosts the CWA Staff Awards 2022.

The annual College of West Anglia (CWA) staff awards took place last week, which saw 36 awards given for a variety of outstanding work including teaching excellence, management and lifetime achievement awards.

 Joint winners of the Employee of the Year award were Domminie Wright and Kelly-Ann Neale, lecturers in Health and Social Care. They both took home a second award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

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CWA Pricipal David Pomfret with employee of the year winners, Domminie Wright and Kelly-Ann Neale.

Domminie Wright, Lecturer in Health and Social Care at CWA said;

'I was delighted to receive the award for employee of the year, it is certainly nice to have the success of the T-levels acknowledged. Kelly and I have found this an exciting challenge and are passionate about delivering a new programme of study in the Health and Social Care department, which focuses specifically on supporting students to progress onto health professions.'

Kelly-Ann Neale, Lecturer in Health and Social Care at CWA said;

'I was thrilled to receive the employee of the year award alongside my colleague Domminie. I am always proud to work for The College of West Anglia and look forward to developing the T-Level Health course further to bring even more opportunities for young people in our local community.'

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CWA staff award winners with CWA Principal David Pomfret and Chair of Governors Gill Rejzl.

Here is a list of winners and runners-up of this year’s staff awards: -

Lifetime Achievement Awards (25 years service)
Anna Perryman – Student Mentor
Peter Klohn – Cleaner
Jenny Mitchelson – Cleaner
Paul Ebbens – TSO Art & Design
Paula Avey – Lecturer in Computing
Julie Robinson – Student Welfare Manager
Julie Lawrence – Lecturer in Sport

Excellence in Teaching & Learning
Winner – Carl Bramham – Lecturer in maths
Winner – Domminie Wright and Kelly-Ann Neale – Lecturers in Care
Winner – Michael Heathcote – Lecturer in Construction
Runner Up – Tim Burgess – Lecturer in Engineering and Electrical
Runner Up – Ewan Paton – Lecturer in Art & Design
Runner Up – Caroline Sadler – Lecturer in Animal Care

Business Support Employee of the Year
Winner – Jodie Caseley – Safeguarding and Welfare Officer
Winner – Joanne Ireland – Payroll Officer
Runner Up – Sharon House – Management Accountant

Team of the Year
Winner – Sport
Runner Up – CIS

New Employee of the Year
Winner – John Kramarchuk – Part-time Lecturer in Performing Arts and Music
Runner Up – Olivia Hamlet – Marketing Coordinator – PR and Events

Special Award for Outstanding Contribution during the last Academic Year
Winner – Daisy Smalley – Learning Enhancement Lead
Runner Up – Aimee Symonds – Hummingbirds Coordinator

Support in the Learning Environment
Winner – John Matthews – Learner Support Officer
Runner Up – Tracy Challis – Former Skills Tutor – Animal Care
Runner Up – Steph Sands – Teaching Support Officer – Art & Design

Unsung Hero
Winner – Wendy Burman – Cleaner KL
Runner Up – Monique Campbell – Catering Assistant
Runner Up – Cibele De Carvalho – Teaching Support Officer - Hospitality

Use of IT
Winner – Hannah Mann – Lecturer in Care
Runner Up – Caroline Greyson – Lecturer in Public Protection Services

Community Engagement
Winner – Luke Byron – Marketing Coordinator – Schools Liaison
Runner Up – Kate Newstead and Emma Pewter– Equestrian Centre Coordinator and Programme Manager - Equine

Leadership Award
Winner – Julie Robinson – Student Welfare Manager
Runner Up – Michelle Blake – Marketing Manager

Employee of the Year
Winner - Domminie Wright and Kelly-Ann Neale

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 CWA governor Dave Clark with CWA Team of the Year, Sport.

CWA principal David Pomfret said:

‘We have recognised the outstanding achievements of the brilliant staff who work at the college and contribute massively to its success through their diversity of roles.


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