BaxterStorey’s rising stars celebrate Institute Diploma success

Jay Barnard (right) receives his award from Alastair Storey FIH of BaxterStorey (left)
Jay Barnard (right) receives his award from Alastair Storey FIH of BaxterStorey (left)

BaxterStorey’s ‘Leadership Academy’ class of 2016 has graduated from the Institute of Hospitality’s Foundation Course with flying colours.

The Level Three and Level Four students were presented with their awards by Alastair Storey FIH, chairman of WSH, and Anne Harper MIH, head of education and qualifications, Institute of Hospitality, at a special graduation ceremony at the British Medical Association in London.

Graham Eveleigh, head of skills and training at BaxterStorey, said: “I am incredibly proud of the achievements of all our graduates. This year’s class has demonstrated fantastic dedication and enthusiasm for the industry. These are the future stars of hospitality, and it is essential we equip them with the skills and knowledge to help drive our business forward”.

In addition to their Diplomas, special prizes were awarded to students who had excelled during the programme. Cristina Bente was awarded the title of ‘Best Level 3 Portfolio’, Leighton Richards was awarded ‘Top Student in Level 3’, and Jay Barnard was awarded both ‘Best Level 4 Portfolio’ and ‘Top Student in Level 4’.

BaxterStorey’s Leadership Academy has Approved Centre status from the Institute of Hospitality for its Foundation Course.

Approved Centres tend to be colleges, universities and training centres.  BaxterStorey is currently the only commercial operator that is approved to deliver Institute of Hospitality qualifications from its premises.

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Author: Institute of Hospitality

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