Daniel Baxter from Ballymena was among 25 learners from across Northern Ireland who have been recognised for their dedication and commitment to their studies.
Nominated by teachers and tutors, each one of the award winners has undertaken a remarkable educational journey, often overcoming significant challenges in the pursuit of learning.
Daniel secured an award for occupational studies (business & services).
He studied at Northern Regional College, Ballymena and St. Patrick’s College in the town.
Award winners, along with family, friends, teachers and tutors, recently attended CCEA’s ‘Celebrating Achievement’ awards ceremony at the Stormont Hotel, Belfast.
Congratulating the winners, CCEA Chief Executive Justin Edwards, commented: “Each award winner can be proud. They demonstrated character, intelligence and an ability to persevere - qualities that will stand them well in their future education, employment and life.
“They have taken another step on a journey of learning and development. I urge you to stay on that journey, to keep on developing your skills and capabilities and play your part in developing a society and economy of which we can all be proud.”