Anxious wait is over for Honiton’s high achievers
PUBLISHED: 11:55 19 August 2010
University places secured by excellent set of A Level results
THE anxious wait is over for Honiton’s high achievers as A Level results are revealed.
There was an air of excitement, as well as trepidation, at Honiton Community College this morning as students opened the envelopes that contained their all-important results.
It was good news for most, as they discovered they had attained the grades they needed to attend universities of their choice.
Jack Dixon, 18, of Honiton, is looking forward to taking up a place at Nottingham University, where he will study history.
He gained the new A* grade in English, as well as A grades in history, sociology and media.
“My grades are better than expected,” he told the Midweek Herald.
“I needed three A grades to go to Nottingham. There were ten applications for every place at the university.
“I am surprised I got an A* in English.”
Daniel Paterson, 18, of Honiton, achieved an A* in biology and A grades in chemistry and mathematics.
He will now attend Bath University and study pharmacy, he said.
“I am very pleased,” Daniel told the Midweek Herald.
Chris Lawler, 18, plans to study economics and politics at university in Bristol after achieving two A grades and an E grade.
Philippa Hodgson, 18, of Clyst Hydon, gained an A grade and three B grades to secure her place at Royal Holloway, part of the University of London, where she will study English.
“I am relieved,” she said.
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