Wheelbarrow and glasshouse at the Houghall Plant Centre

Luke Thompson is Horticulture Student of the Month for May

Luke Thompson has been selected for an East Durham College Student of the Month award for work on his Horticulture course at the College’s Houghall Campus.

Luke received his Student of the Month award at a ceremony on Monday evening held at the College’s Scene1 restaurant.

Luke has been selected for the award through the hard work he has been putting in to raise his grades on the course.

Horticulture lecturer Dawn James said: “Luke has been working extremely hard to raise his grades on his assignments.

“He is always polite and considerate to both his colleagues and members of the public. He is a kind and friendly young man who is extremely well admired and liked by his colleagues.

“His enthusiasm for studying and gaining knowledge is reflected in all of his work.”