STAFF of a technical college in west Cumbria have been notified that they are on the shortlist for yet more awards.

Energy Coast UTC in Lillyhall, Workington is nominated for prestigious Pearson Awards, along with members of staff.

And today they were told that they may be adding Times Educational Supplement Schools Awards to their trophy cabinet.

English teacher Hope Redmond has been shortlisted in the Best New Teacher category and Vice Principal, Kerryann Wilson has been shortlisted for Times Educational Supplement (TES) Schools Award for Best Teacher nationally.

Principal Cherry Tingle said: “Both of these teachers, like others at the UTC, are truly inspirational in the way they work with young people to ensure every student reaches their potential."

"I am absolutely delighted that the superb teaching and learning which Hope and Kerryann carry out every day at the UTC has been formally recognised in this way.

She said: "Nothing is too much trouble for these teachers as they put the learning needs of students first, second and third every single day. They deserve this recognition and I would like to give my huge congratulations to both of them.