The Leigh UTC is proud to announce that Keeley Bowen, Teaching Assistant at the college, was selected from a highly competitive field of nominated professionals to be awarded the prestigious title of Kent Teaching Assistant of The Year at The Kent Teacher of The Year Awards 2017.
The award recognises Keeley’s hard work in supporting students and parents at The Leigh UTC. Keeley received her award at a gala event, hosted by the Kent Messenger at the Mercure Great Danes Hotel, Maidstone on Friday 19th May 2017.
As well as winning the overall award for the county, Keeley also won the award for Teaching Assistant of The Year, Dartford and Gravesham.
Keeley was nominated by a number of students and colleagues at The Leigh UTC. The judging panel were particularly impressed that one of Keely’s colleagues said, as part of the nomination process, that “Keeley has the magic touch for building amazing relationships with both students and parents.”
Principal of The Leigh UTC, Steve Leahey commented “Keeley richly deserves this recognition, for the outstanding commitment and dedication shown to every student she works with. I am very proud to have her as a member of my UTC team.”
Keeley commented “I am honoured receive this award and to be part of The Leigh UTC and with the continued support of the teaching staff look forward to continuing to support and inspire our students.”