Honiton students appointed prefects after tough selection process

Honiton Community College's new prefects

Honiton Community College's new prefects - Credit: Archant

Honiton Community College has elected a new team of prefects.

The students underwent a gruelling process to be elected and win their well-deserved tie, badge and new status.

They each have different roles within college and will be involved in various activities throughout the next 12 months.

They will also each have a project of their own choice to complete – such as setting up a wellbeing drop-in centre for fellow students - which will be announced once these have been decided.

Hannah Bown, head of PE and head of life skills at the college, told the Herald: “With the exam season almost on us for our year 11 students, it was time for our year 11 prefects to hand over their responsibilities to a new group of year 10 students.

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“Thirty-one applications later, and a gruelling interview process, the six new prefects were recruited from year 10.

“We would like to say a fond farewell and a huge thank-you to our current year 11 prefects. These were Amberina Askew, Ashley Mitchell, Charles Finney, Charlie Davies, Lauren Gavin, Rebecca Spence and Will Lancaster.

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The new prefects who have been selected to take over their duties are: Flo White and Rhys Phillips (sports prefects), Tom Lilley and Amelie Leach (well-being prefects), Natasha Pavey (academic prefect), Faye Macklin (transition prefect), Anna Marchewska (transitional support prefect, a new role).

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