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Winners announced in Somerset Business Partnership Awards 2023

The winners have been announced in the Somerset Education Business Partnership Awards 2023, in association with Barclays.

Now in its fourth year, the awards honoured personal contributions from across the education and business sectors along with team awards for careers inspiration and individual awards celebrating the efforts of young people.

The winners were:

Inspiring the Next Generation Award (One to 249 employees)

EVO Agency

Sponsored by Strode College

Inspiring the Next Generation Award (250+ Employees)


Sponsored by Bridgwater & Taunton College

Careers Leader of the Year

Sally Smiles, Critchill School

Sponsored by Yeovil College

Young Person of the Year (Key Stage 4)

Louis Rollings

Sponsored by Evo Agency 

Young Person of the Year (Key Stage 5)

Jack Rolls

Sponsored by Somerset Council

Supported Employee of The Year

Erin Barsby

Sponsored by Imagine the Possibilities 

Supported Employment – Employer of the Year

EDF – Hinkley Point C

Sponsored by Imagine the Possibilities 

Best Placement Employer

Pallette and Pasture

Sponsored by Somerset Chamber of Commerce 

Best Placement Participant

William Rose

Sponsored by Hinkley Point C 

Outstanding Personal Contribution

Jackie Surrey, South Somerset 14-19 Partnership

Sponsored by Weston College

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