Science award for top college student

A Fylde coast teenager has been handed a national award recognising her as one of the country's most diligent science students.

Friday, 13th July 2018, 3:33 pm
Updated Monday, 16th July 2018, 5:15 pm
Mica collecting her award from the BBC's Steph McGovern

Mica Mullender was presented with the BTEC Science Student of the Year prize at an awards ceremony in London.

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The awards showcase the contributions made by students and young people studying BTECs.

Mica, 19, who lives in Fleetwood, is now hoping to pursue a career in dentistry via university, after completing her BTEC qualifications at Blackpool and The Fylde College.

Mica said: “I was surprised but delighted to win this award. I have enjoyed my years at college and have learned new skills.”