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17 Mar 2014

Weavers awards for arts trio

Nicola Adams - Weavers award Nicola Adams with Justine Picardie

Three Loughborough School of the Arts students have been awarded scholarships by the Worshipful Company of Weavers.

Nicola Adams was awarded £3,000, while Olivia Sammons and Ruth Hepburn each received £1,000. All three are specialising in Woven Textiles on the Textile Innovation and Design course.

Nicola received her award from Ms Justine Picardie, Editor-in-Chief of Harpers’ Bazaar, at the annual Textile Awards Ceremony and Court Lunch at Saddlers’ Hall, London.

Loughborough University also received £10,294 from the Support for Education Award to buy a Swiss ARM loom, plus £1,000 towards the cost of yarn for final year students.

Read more about the awards here.