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2024 HIP Female Skills Competition: finalists announced

The finalists for this year’s HIP Female Skills Competition have been announced. Six students will compete in the Grand Final at Stephenson College on 18 April.

During three regional heats in February and March, Level 2 and 3 plumbing students from colleges across England demonstrated their skills. After rigorous marking, often with very close scores, this year’s regional winners have been revealed:
• Sharna Wringly-Sothcott, Yeovil College
• Sophie Maguire, City College Norwich
• Maizie Williams, St Helen’s College
• Ciah Hooch Llewellyn Davies, Gower College Swansea
• Daisy Turner, Barking & Dagenham College
• Megan Emerson, New College Durham.

HIP managing director Zoe Tanner says: “The standard of skill shown by each competitor has been fantastic. Each student should feel immensely proud of their achievement in taking part. This event is an essential stepping stone in empowering women, boosting their confidence to take part in mixed-gender competitions and make a significant contribution to the trade. We’re thrilled to see such widespread industry support.”

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