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Socials Cross Campus Officer Laurence Pullan won the Sir Christian Bonington Outstanding Achievement Award at the third LUSU Awards on Thursday 10th January.
The awards ceremony was held at the Globe Arena, home of Morecambe FC, and was attended by University staff including Mark E. Smith, Vice Chancellor, and Andrew Atherton, the new Deputy Vice Chancellor.
Sir Christian Bonington, the Chancellor of the University, was also in attendance and spoke to the audience.
Pullan told SCAN: “It was a great honour that people had considered me worthy enough of winning the award; I wasn’t expecting it. I spent the last year doing things I love in my college and the Union, so it was a great feeling to think that people have appreciated the effort I’ve put in”
LUSU President Ste Smith gave a long list of achievements of the previous year’s college JCR Executives, before presenting Cartmel College with the new JCR Executive of the Year award.
Daniel-Sean Huisman, formerly President of Bowland College, won the Student Officer Initiative of the Year award for the JCR’s success- ful charity auction. Levina Masterson, who was president of County College, won Student Campaign of the Year for the Safer Sex Ball held last academic year.
Lizzie Houghton won Student Staff Member of the Year, while James Marenghi, Deputy Activities Manager, won LUSU Staff Member of the Year. Other winners included Curtis Kennington, who was highly commended in the Sir Christian Bonington Outstanding Achieve- ment Award, Alice Callaghan, who won LUSU Involve Volunteer of the Year, and Paul Hodges, win- ning Student Innovator of the Year for his successful Sausage making business venture The Grand Old Duke of Pork.