Pride of Cumbria sponsors blown away by nominees
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THE Pride of Cumbria sponsors were bowled over by the amazing stories of all the nominees.
Many sponsors chose to give a short speech before announcing the winner.

EDUCATION: Ruth Harrison-Palmer of the University of Cumbria

University of Cumbria sponsored Education Hero of the Year.

Ruth Harrison-Palmer, director of the institute of education at the University of Cumbria said: "Everyone working in the education sector over the last year is a hero in my eyes.

"Supporting children, families and communities across our county throughout the many, many challenges the pandemic has presented.

"This award will go to someone who has gone above and beyond in the last year."

SPONSOR: Donna Jennings of GSK

GSK sponsored Young Person of the Year

Donna Jennings, business change lead at GSK said: "The award we are proud to sponsor is the Young Person of the Year.

"A fabulous opportunity to reward and recognise young talent who have gone above and beyond in our community."

TYRES: Megan Pledger, training and development officer at Pirelli

Pirelli sponsored Covid-19 Community Champion of the Year.

Megan Pledger, training and development officer at…
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