Student earns top scholarship
A TEENAGER has been marked out as one of the country's future leaders in engineering.
Nick Printer, a student at Devonport High School for Boys, has won a prestigious Arkwright scholarship.
Nick will get £300 a year to help buy books and materials as he studies for his A-levels.
When he goes to university he will carry the status of "Arkwright Scholar".
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Nick demonstrated flair and originality in solving engineering design problems and presenting his GCSE work to a panel from the Arkwright Trust earlier this year.
He will receive his scholarship at a ceremony hosted by the Institute of Engineering and Technology.
Peter Robinson, head of engineering at the school, said: "I am pleased to see Nick's hard work and determination recognised and rewarded at a national level. He displays excellent aptitude for engineering-related subjects."