SLIDESHOW: High Tunstall award winners

DOZENS of awards were handed out to achieving students at an awards ceremony to showcase top talent.

High Tunstall College of Science, in Elwick Road, Hartlepool, held its awards evening to mark the hard work and achievement of its pupils.

Main award winners.

Main award winners.

Students from Year 7 through to Year 11 received the accolades in front of a packed out audience of proud parents and teachers.

Today head teacher Mark Tilling said: “It was an absolutely wonderful night, a full house, celebrating the brilliant achievements of all the young people from last year.

“We had some very strong performances on stage with drummers and singers who all performed to an outstanding level as usual.”

Mr Tilling handed out more than 200 awards to students past and present, while the head boys and girls presented the evening.

He added: “I was, and am, absolutely proud as punch of each and every one of them. I was absolutely amazed, and continue to be amazed by the achievements of our young people. To see their smiling faces and appreciation at being recognised for their hard work is just priceless. It was just great.”