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Geography award presented to hardworking HSDC Alton student

June 13, 2022

Kieran shaking hands with Steve while receiving his award

Top marks has landed a future geographer with a special award to celebrate his excellent work in A Level Geography.

Kieran Robinson, a second-year student at HSDC Alton College, was recently presented with the 2021 Steve Millar Award for Excellence in Geography.

This award is given to the student who achieves the highest grade in their Geography exam at the end of their first year and who is also progressing on to study A Level Geography. 

Alex was presented with the award by Steve Millar at a private ceremony held at Alton College.

Steve Millar spent more than 30 years working at Alton College in the Geography department.

When he left, Steve wanted to leave an annual award for a student excelling in Geography, in conjunction with the Alton College Foundation.

The award has specific requirements for the student to have gained the highest marks and be progressing into the second year. 

Izzy, Kieran and Steve stood smiling while Kieran holds his award

Izzy Wood, Geography Lecturer, was at the presentation when Kieran received his award. She said: 

“I was delighted to see Kieran receive his award. He is a conscientious student who deserves recognition for his studies in geography and is a great ambassador for the College.”

Kieran intends to continue his studies at the University of Bath when he finishes college.

Find out more about studying Geography A Level at HSDC on our course finder.