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Energy Coast UTC selected as a Young Engineer School of the Year finalist.

The Energy Coast University Technical College has been selected as a finalist in the Young Engineer School of the Year 2017 competition, after 600 entrants were whittled down to six. A team of four students and a teacher will travel to Birmingham for the Big Bang UK Young Scientists and Engineers Fair in March to compete in a final engineering challenge against five other schools. “We are immensely proud of this achievement,” said principal Cherry Tingle.
28 February, 2017 / Times And Star
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Energy Coast UTC - Finalists at The Golden Apple Awards 2016

The finalists for the 2016 Golden Apple awards are revealed today. As people prepare for the start of the new academic year, many will be receiving invitations to the CN Group Education and Learning Awards next month. Winners will be revealed at a glittering gala dinner at Carlisle Racecourse.

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YOUNGSTERS put themselves firmly in the driving seat as they faced off to see who could build the fastest rocket car.

Students at the UTC took part in the competition, which each team having built their own car from a standard kit, but with different modifications made to their own specifications.

Pupils from Carlisle's Newman School and Nelson Thomlinson School faced off against their peers from St Joseph's High School in Workington and Cockermouth School at the Energy Coast UTC, in Lillyhall.
28 June 2016 / Whitehaven News
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Prize for Brad's flood idea
A young Cumbrian inventor has returned from an international competition in the USA carrying third prize.

Brad Stalker, of Egremont, won a Young Engineers title at Birmingham NEC earlier this year coming top in a field of 1,700 entrants from across Britain.
19 May 2016 / Whitehaven News
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Youngsters pull out all the stops at challenge event
Youngsters engineered success by solving problems themed around disaster relief at a challenge day.
Pupils from the Energy Coast University Technical College, at Lillyhall, visited the HMS Sultan in Gosport to take part in the Royal Navy University Training College's event Operation Antarctica.

Teams from the Energy Coast UTC won one category and were named runners-up in another. Its UTC Sharks team won the category for 14 to 16-year-olds.
18 March 2016 / Times & Star
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