Jacob KellockThe National Space Academy is delighted to note that a second Space Engineering student from Loughborough College has won the title of School Physicist of the Year - this time in Nottinghamshire.

Jacob Kellock was officially presented with the Ogden Trust accolade by the University of Nottingham, hot on the heels of fellow student James Brown, who won the equivalent award from the University of Warwick.




When asked about the awards evening, Jacob said "I was really happy to receive the award and my mum and dad, who were both there with me at the ceremony, are thrilled. There was a chance to talk to Physics and Astronomy PhD students on the night about their research and that was fascinating to me as I would like to study astrophysics at university.

"I was sure the Space Engineering course would be interesting but I never realized how just how interesting. It has really exceeded my expectations – and I've been given so many opportunities.

"I have been successful in getting a place on the Isaac Physics Summer School for calculus and physics at the University of Nottingham and during the summer I will also be at Leicester University for work experience with satellite technology used for agricultural observation in Saudi Arabia."

Congratulations Jacob from the National Space Academy team!


Image credit: Loughborough College