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Meet Calderdale College's Star Award 2022 winners

After hosting the annual Star Awards event online for two years; staff, students and their families were this year able to join Calderdale College in person for the 2022 ceremony at Victoria Theatre.

It was a successful night, with many talented students walking away with large star-shaped trophies, certificates and key rings.

And it wasn't just the dishing out of awards that made it special, students were also joined by their award sponsors for an extra special evening of celebration.

Here is a full list of winners:

These award winners were nominated by their tutors at Calderdale College.

Shining Star Award (14-16 Student of the Year) – Chantel Kelly

Sponsored by O&M Electrical Services Ltd

Brightest Star Award (16-19 Students of the Year) – Daniel Hollerer

Sponsored by Skircoat Green & Halifax Directories

All-Star Award (Adult Student of the Year) – Aaron Bergin

Sponsored by RCM Solicitors

14-19 Rising Star Award (Most Improved) – Rebecca Mitchell


Sponsored by 75 Media

Adult Rising Star Award (Most Improved) – Leighton Haddock

Sponsored by Simprint

Social Action Stars Award – Level 2 19+ Mental Health

Sponsored by Go Shred Star Apprentice of the Year Award – Finlay Mitchell

Sponsored by Browndog Design Keith Macdonald Award (Inspirational Student of the Year) – Katelyn King

Sponsored by the Percival Whitley Trust

Ashley Hanson Award – Toni-Leigh Howarth

Apprentice Employer Choice Awards

These winners were nominated by the company they are currently completing their apprenticeship with.

Apprentice of the Year – Ellie Thorpe

Most Impact on a Business – Kalem Ogden

Best Newcomer – Maisie Sunderland