Major milestone for college course
Confidence, motivation and skills through teamwork are the key aims of the Prince’s Trust programme at Highbury College in Cosham, which recently celebrated its 100th team at the college with a special presentation in their honour.
Among the guests were Deputy Lord Mayor of Portsmouth David Fuller, Deputy Lady Mayoress Leza and legendary Portsmouth goalkeeper Alan Knight.
They were joined by friends and families, who cheered as the team recounted their personal journeys and were then presented with individual certificates.
Taking part in Team 100 were Helena Saunders, Reece Wilson, Max Blakey, Sam Whittingham, Cameron Bartlett, Murphy Foster, Tom Brickell and John Spinks.
They have all successfully completed the 12-week personal development programme, which included community project at Medina Primary School in Cosham, a week-long residential course in the New Forest, work placements, and taking a group of autistic children bowling.
Highbury have been working closely with the Prince’s Trust since 1998 and Prince’s Trust executive of Hampshire Trish Broom was there to present Tess Cole, managing director of education and skills at Highbury College, with a certificate marking the major milestone.
To find out more about the Prince's Trust and the charity's work, go to www.princes-trust.org.uk