Education Policy | Post Primary | Preschool | Primary | Tertiary | Search

 


Honour for Wellington Hospitality Graduates

Fantastic Start to 2014 for Two Top Performing Wellington Hospitality Graduates

Two Wellington graduating students Beth Christieson from Mount Cook Wellington and Scarlet Lees of Mount Victoria have been recognised by The City and Guilds of London Institute for Excellence in the Level 2 IVQ Diploma in Patisserie (Beth) and Level 1 IVQ Certificate in Food Preparation and Cooking (Scarlet). Both women are now in the running for the overall Lion Award which is presented at a ceremony in London in Autumn 2014.

92 people worldwide received medals across the UK and internationally. 4 candidates from the Pacific region received Medals for Excellence, 2 of whom are from WelTec’s School of Hospitality.

Chef lecturer Scott Campbell and Patisserie lecturer Robert Bok nominated the hard working students last year and are delighted with the win. “This is a huge accolade for Beth and Scarlet. To be assessed against their peers in an international competition which is very highly regarded by the hospitality industry and to win is a wonderful achievement,” says Scott.

“It’s also great as lecturers to see your students do so well on the international hospitality scene. We want to see our students achieve, not only by successfully completing their programme of study with us as Beth and Scarlet have, but if the opportunity arises we want them to perform nationally and internationally. Beth was part of a team late last year who took out an International Culinary College competition so this second win is another string to her bow.”

“These awards are testament to the skills and application of Beth and Scarlet. It also demonstrates the outstanding quality of our teaching staff at our renowned School of Hospitality in central Wellington,” says Linda Sissons WelTec’s Chief Executive.

Institutions from Australia and New Zealand nominate students and there is a lot of competition and for Wellington Institute of Technology students to receive 2 awards is a hallmark of our teaching and the calibre of our students,” says Scott Campbell, Senior Chef Lecturer.
ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

A Series Of Tubes: 150 Years Of The Cook Strait Cable

“It was a momentous achievement for its time. The successful connection came on the third attempt at laying the cable, and followed a near disaster when the first cable snapped - almost destroying the ship Weymouth in the process,” says Ms Adams. More>>

ALSO:

February 2017: Guns N' Roses - New Zealand Dates Announced

Founder Axl Rose and former members, Slash and Duff McKagan have regrouped for one of the century’s most anticipated tours... Rolling Stone said: "This was the real thing, the thing we'd all been waiting for: the triumphant return of one of the most important bands to cross rock music history. And it happened in our lifetime.” More>>

Werewolf: Brando, Peckinpah And Billy The Kid

Gordon Campbell: Initially, One-Eyed Jacks was supposed to have been directed by Stanley Kubrick from a script by Sam Peckinpah – yet it quickly became Brando’s baby... More>>

Book Awards: ANZAC Heroes Wins Margaret Mahy Book Of The Year

“Simply stunning, with gold-standard production values,” say the judges of the winner of this year’s Margaret Mahy Book of the Year Award in the prestigious New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. ANZAC Heroes is also the winner of the Elsie Locke Award for the Best Book in the Non-Fiction category. More>>

Baby Animals: Hamilton Zoo Rhino Calf Named

Hamilton Zoo’s latest rhino calf has been named Samburu and he's being celebrated with a unique zoo experience... Samburu arrived after his mother Kito’s 16-month pregnancy and the calf brings the number of white rhinos at Hamilton Zoo to six. More>>

Gordon Campbell: On The Rio Olympics

Were you pretty excited earlier this week when Vietnam won its first ever Olympic gold medal? Hanoi, reportedly, went wild... Perhaps we should keep Vietnam’s golden moment in mind as we gear up for saturation media coverage of New Zealand’s medal achievements in Rio. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Education
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news