Jack Petchey Foundation have rewarded our Redbridge campus with new haemocytometers. The Jack Petchey Achievement Award scheme set up by Sir Jack Petchey CBE, recognises the outstanding young people aged 11-25 across London and Essex.
Congratulations to our science students Mohammad Usman Shafique and Amaan Hussain who have recently been named winners of this prestigious award. Mohammad and Aman were both nominated by staff at New City College for their dedication towards their academic studies and continuously going above and beyond to achieve in life. Students received certificates, a medallion and £250 grant each which went towards the haemocytometers to benefit the curriculum area.
Our science students were delighted to receive the new haemocytometers and have started using them in science labs on campus.
Mohammad Usman Shafique, applied science student said
"I am really pleased to be rewarded for my dedication towards my work and I am eager to learn new techniques with the haemocytometers"
Amaan Hussain who is progressing to study Biochemistry and Biotechnology at University of East London said
"I am really happy and proud to have won a Jack Petchey Achievement award and would like to thank my tutors for nominating me for the award".
Everyone at New City College is excited about the new addition to our science lab. Thanks to the Foundation, each student will benefit from one haemocytometer in practicals.
Louise Wells, Senior Curriculum Manager for science said
"A massive thanks to Jack Petchey Foundation for the sponsorship of new haemocytometers in our science labs. We are grateful for your continuous commitment to supporting young people's achievements. The science team will be able to get more young people involved in science practicals and prepare leading future scientists".