- College: Plumpton College, Sussex
- RFS Division: South Eastern
- Name: Robert Hamilton
- Course: Level 3 Extended Diploma in Forestry & Arboriculture
Pictured: Robert Hamilton and Neil Humphris (RFS Chairman South Eastern Division)
What the lecturer said: Robert has worked extremely hard over the last two years to produce excellent academic work and has improved his practical skills considerably. The programme team have commended him for his polite and pleasant demeanour and his willingness to help with extra tasks. He is very reliable and a good ambassador for the college and his chosen industry. He has successfully completed his work experience placement with Balcombe Estate where he is highly regarded.
What the college said: Plumpton College greatly values the RFS Silky Fox Handsaw Award as it enables the recognition of students who make significant efforts and improvements who otherwise may not be honoured with traditional ‘Top Student’ type awards.