A hairdresser from Jacksdale scooped an award at a recent ceremony hosted by Derby College.
Lee Smithurst was awarded for completing a full time college course whilst working at the same time.
The 17-year-old, who works at a barbers in Sutton-in-Ashfield, said: “I am really pleased to have got this award. It has been hard work to combine work and College but I was determined to get qualifications to go with my work experience and I have really enjoyed the course.”
Derby College’s 10th annual Peak Awards event was held at The Roundhouse vocational campus.