At the September 30th 2021 Court dinner, held in the wonderful setting of Tallow Chandlers Hall, the Master presented three of the Lightmongers Education Awards for 2020/21. The successful students were the most outstanding on their respective courses. Other 2020/21 Awards will be presented at a later date.

Through it’s Charitable Trust, the Lightmongers seek to encourage the long-term technical strength of the industry by providing Awards to the top performing students on a range of lighting education and training courses.  Most of the Awards are sponsored by generous donations from Lightmonger members, as part of their commitment to the importance of education and training for our industry.

The Master Lightmonger Father Peter Harris presented the following Awards:

University College London – MSc in Light and Lighting

Sponsor Canary Wharf Group

This year’s successful student was Ben Ransley

The Master presenting the MSc in Light and Lighting Award to Ben Ransley

Lighting Industry Association (LIA) –  HNC/HND in Lighting Design and Technology 

Sponsor: Liveryman Ray Reid

This year’s successful student was Claire Blandford

The Master presenting the LIA HNC/HND in Lighting Design and Technology Award to Claire Blandford

Lighting Education Trust – Lighting Diploma Course

Sponsor: Past Master John Harding

This year’s successful student was David Hollingsworth

The Master presenting the LET Lighting Diploma Course Award to David Hollingsworth

The Master congratulated all the students on their success in our 2020/21 Awards and encouraged them to develop their careers in the lighting industry. He was also pleased to announce that Claire Blandford and Ben Ransley had joined the Lightmongers Journeyman Scheme and looked forward to meeting them at future events.

The Master concluded by thanking all the Sponsors for their generous donations, reflecting their commitment to investing in the future technical strength of the industry.