Weston College student announced as finalist for young student of the year award

PUBLISHED: 19:00 24 October 2017

Mason Cherritt is through to the finals for the Student Of The Year Award.

Mason Cherritt is through to the finals for the Student Of The Year Award.


A Weston College student has been named as a finalist for an international award.

Mason Cherritt is a finalist for the young student of the year award at the Association of Colleges’ awards.

Mason, who has been described by his tutors as a ‘remarkable young man’, has worked tirelessly to overcome his significant learning barriers and make positive steps in both his academic work and life skills.

He has also helped other students overcome their barriers to learning as a student transition ambassador.

Mason encourages them to progress and develop by using his own experiences.

He said: “I was really shocked when I found out, because I realised it was nationwide.

“I’m excited to attend the ceremony, and a parliamentary reception has been organised for all finalists in January so I’m excited to go to that, too.”

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