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Morgan Sindall sponsors Energy Coast UTC uniform for fourth year

Energy Coast UTC students wearing the new uniform. L-R back row: Cherry Tingle Principal, Energy Coast UTC, Tom Gilroy, Integration Manager, Morgan Sindall, David Polkey, Specialist Operations Director, Morgan Sindall, Ben Stevenson Vice-principal Energy Coast UTC, middle row: Keira Dixon. Ellie Holmes. Owen Lawson. Ethan Mundy. Yasmin Bell, front row: Spencer Huddart, Jordan McLellen and Daley Stables

[T]he Energy Coast UTC has announced Morgan Sindall is continuing their sponsorship of the students’ uniform and specialist PPE for students who joined the Energy Coast UTC in 2017.

Since 2013, Morgan Sindall has been an employer partner of the college and has invested in the UTC through financial donations as well as volunteering employee’s time. The Company has helped to fund the uniform for the students for the past four years, including specialist Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) uniform, which the students are required to wear in practical science and engineering lessons.

In addition to the uniform sponsorship, Morgan Sindall supports the college with a number of projects including technical presentations, career advice as well as running an annual ‘Project’ for Year 12 and 13 students. This involves a number of students participating in an engineering project where students learn the basic principles involved in delivering and engineering related project.

Cherry Tingle, Principal, Energy Coast UTC said: “I would like to thank Morgan Sindall for their continued sponsorship of uniform and essential PPE for practical lessons. Providing uniform for new students helps families to reduce the cost of moving their child’s schooling to the Energy Coast UTC. Morgan Sindall’s investment in uniform spend and their specialist curriculum support provides life changing opportunities for our students.”

Dave Polkey, Specialist Operations Director, Morgan Sindall said: “As an employer partner of the Energy Coast UTC, we are committed to supporting the development and training of local people in Cumbria. Since the College opened in 2014, we have provided over 800 students with work wear inspired uniform and personal protective equipment such as overalls, safety shoes, gloves and glasses.

“We are proud to support the UTC and invest in future generations, this year 50 per cent of our apprentice intake were former UTC students.”

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