Professor Brian Cox OBE celebrates Barking and Dagenham students’ success
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TV science star Professor Brian Cox helped celebrate the achievements of two outstanding college students.
Professor Cox OBE paid a visit to Redbridge College as Dieudonne Zenga from Barking and Hetti Sizibo from Dagenham were honoured.
Dieudonne scooped the Student of the Year prize in recognition or his work on a Level 3 Music Technology BTEC.
He explained how tutors at Redbridge College helped guide him towards his goal of becoming a Record Producer.
Hettie won the inaugral T.OBE award, given to a mature student who has overcome difficulties to study at the college.
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The mum, who has already been accepted to Brunel University, said the college had helped her to balance studying with raising children.
Professor Cox, who is a patron of the college and has attended the ceremony for seven years running, praised the college and its students.
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“[The college] gets better every year,” he said, “in the way the facilities improve. One thing that hasn’t changed is the quality of the students, which has always been consistently wonderful.”