Ely students turn up the style to win a national fashion contest
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Ely students are celebrating success after scooping top prizes in a prestigious national competition.
The art department at King’s Ely entered young people in the National Fashion and Textiles Awards and won three top prizes.
A Level textiles student Jessica Nurse was awarded first prize, Mia Takehara was runner up and highly commended and Holly Parker was commended.
Alison Rhodes, Director of Art at King’s Ely Senior, said: “This is a fantastic award and one that all of my A Level students have worked so hard to achieve.
“I would like to congratulate all of our students on submitting such inventive outcomes showing a highly individual approach to project requirements.”
The highly competitive event celebrates the diverse range of fashion design produced for A Level by students aged 16 to 19.
A total of seven pieces of work out of a shortlist of 20 were designed by King’s Ely students.
- 1 21st century agreement on future of 17th century pub
- 2 ‘It’s sadly coming to a natural end’ - restaurant to close its doors by August
- 3 Littleport 'hit and run' on Victoria Street
- 4 Village barn struck by arsonists in 4am blaze
- 5 Florist 'busier than ever' hoping to build from lockdown success
- 6 ‘It’s been very rewarding’ - Letizia amazed by support for La Strega
- 7 Pedestrian struck on Ely Road in Littleport
- 8 Arsonist firebombed GP surgery after doctors refused to give him heroin
- 9 Council bans use of agricultural land to extend garden
- 10 Former Baptist chapel to be turned into four-bedroom house
All short listed entries were exhibited at the Knitting and Stitching Show held at Olympia in London where the announcement was made.