Saddles in the tack room at East Durham College's Houghall Campus stable yard

May 2014 Equine Student of the Month Award Picked Up By Demi

East Durham College Equine student, Demi Hanratty has been selected for a Student of the Month award for May.

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

Demi has been praised for her all-round huge improvement since joining the course in September.

Equine lecturer at East Durham College, Laura Dodds, said: “Demi started off as a quiet member in the group, but has made a huge improvement since joining the course.

“She is a mature student who always acts professionally on the course, always completing work on time and to a high standard.

“She is an integral part of the team and is willing to help others and always uses her initiative.”