A CRANFIELD Chain Systems student was presented with a £250 award and personal congratulations from Tillery Valley, Sodexo’s prepared foods business.
Maite Iriondo was presented with a cheque by John Heap, catering consultant at Tillery Valley, at her graduation ceremony on 6th June after being selected as the recipient of the Tillery Valley sponsored Exceptional Student Prize for the MSc in Food Chain Systems.
The Tillery Valley excellence awards are an annual scheme which recognises students from universities across the country that excel in a food or nutrition sciences degree, achieving the highest dissertation mark on their course.
Irionda, who will use the money towards furthering her studies in Sweden, said: “It is an honour to receive this award from Tillery Valley. It really is a great motivation for your work to be recognised and appreciated in this manner. I would like to sincerely thank Tillery Valley for this kind gesture”.
Heap added: “We are delighted to be able to show our support for academic courses and institutions across the UK and it is particularly gratifying to meet the recipient of these awards and offer personal words of support and sincere congratulations.Maite has obviously worked extremely hard to achieve this accolade and we wish her all the best for her future career.”