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News: Nation­al award for top vol­un­teer Caitlin

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Caitlin Wheat, a sport stu­dent at Not­ting­ham Col­lege has been named the Asso­ci­a­tion of College’s nation­al Sport Vol­un­teer of the month for March. 

17-year-old Caitlin was nom­i­nat­ed by Col­lege Sport Man­ag­er Diane Garfield. Diane nom­i­nat­ed her for all the work she has done dur­ing the aca­d­e­m­ic year, and in par­tic­u­lar lead­ing a team to deliv­er PE to 30 pri­ma­ry school chil­dren and deliv­er­ing a range of sport ses­sions for stu­dents with learn­ing dif­fi­cul­ties and/​or disabilities. 

After com­plet­ing her Lev­el 2 course, Caitlin plans to stay at Col­lege and study at Lev­el 3 before apply­ing to university. 

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I am very excit­ed and pleased about this award, it’s a great achieve­ment for me! Vol­un­teer­ing is some­thing which I enjoy and will con­tin­ue to do as I go on to a career with­in sport. 

 — Caitlin Wheat

The AoC Sport Lead­er­ship Acad­e­my is a pro­gramme designed to increase and diver­si­fy the col­lege vol­un­teer work­force and sup­port and com­ple­ment exist­ing col­lege lead­er­ship and vol­un­teer­ing programmes.

The Nation­al Vol­un­teer of the month ini­tia­tive is for stu­dents from AoC Sport Lead­er­ship Acad­e­my col­leges, to recog­nise the con­tri­bu­tion stu­dent vol­un­teers make to sport and phys­i­cal activ­i­ty. The nom­i­na­tions are assessed on three cri­te­ria; being a pos­i­tive role mod­el, com­mit­ment to vol­un­teer­ing and the impact they have on sport and phys­i­cal activ­i­ty in the col­lege and/​or community. 

As a reward for her efforts, Caitlin will receive a £20 gift vouch­er and a certificate. 

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  • 17th April 2020 (11:22 AM)
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