Tameside College student wins award

30 July, 2008
Tameside college student Ben Sutton has been selected by the Worshipful Company of Bakers to receive a scholarship worth 1,500 to travel abroad to further his knowledge to the benefit of the Baking Industry.
Sutton will take a course on continental chocolate work and festive window display pieces at Barry Callebaut Chocolate School, in France, towards the end of this year.To win the award, he had to prepare a paper on what he would do with the scholarship, then attend an interview with a panel of judges at Bakers Hall in London.Sutton will produce a diary while on the course and will demonstrate the skills to the students at Tameside College on his return. He has been a student at Tameside College for the last four years and successfully completed his qualifications while working part-time for John Slattery at Slattery Patisserie & Chocolatier. Ben has been an active member of the Alliance for Bakery Students and Trainees and also the president for the College Bakery students.

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