STUDENTS from local secondary schools have been celebrating the completion of a two-year day release course at North Devon College. Since the age of 14 the Increased Flexibility Project students have spent one day a week at college, taking part in a range

STUDENTS from local secondary schools have been celebrating the completion of a two-year day release course at North Devon College.Since the age of 14 the Increased Flexibility Project students have spent one day a week at college, taking part in a range of courses such as motor vehicle, body repair, hairdressing, catering and construction.The vocational programme leads to a certified qualification and also gives the students an insight into the trades and options opens to them, as well as a good head start on their training.The end of course celebration was held at the college's Stanbury hall, with parents invited along to enjoy the afternoon and find out more about the hard work students had been putting in for the past two years.Medals and certificates were awarded, together with special awards to Craig Griffin of South Molton Community College; Ben Weeks, Joshua Day and Matt Baugh from Great Torrington School plus Jordan McLeod of Pilton Community College and Faye Whitley from Braunton Community College. The Student of the Year Award went to Roxanne Berry of Pilton Community College.