Two CWA learners have been awarded bronze positions in UEA's Stars of the East competition 2021. Stars of the East is dedicated to recognising Norfolk and Suffolk’s shining vocational and technical (VTQ) stars.
CWA level 3 Sports Science student, Anya Falkus, Anya Falkus took bronze position in the Sport Learner of the Year category , while Lauren Ingram took bronze in the Art Learner of the Year category.
Anya and Lauren also won their respective categories at CWA's Student of the Year Awards 2021, as well as Anya taking the overall Student of the Year 2021 prize.
Anya’s lecturer, Sean McQuaid said:
“Anya really is a remarkable student. She is severely visually impaired, and this affects her life daily. However, her attitude and application to learning and life is amazing. Anya also is a talented swimmer, having been a part of the GB Paralympic swim team.
She will be going to UEA in September, she plans to train to be a specialist teacher for visually impaired students, inspiring a future generation. Anya really is an exceptional young woman, an inspiration to many and I truly believe she will succeed both in higher education and in life.”