Portsmouth College Principal, Steve Frampton, has been awarded his MBE today during an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace. Mr Frampton, who was accompanied by his wife and two children, was presented his medal by none other than Her Majesty The Queen. People across the city and throughout the College have been delighted by the award.
Nick Wynne, Chair of Governors at Portsmouth College, said: “Steve has been awarded an MBE for 35 years of service to post-16 education, in many roles and colleges, and at all levels, but especially for city wide and national work as Principal of our amazing college. Steve deserves this recognition for his timeless commitment in improving the education and expectations of our students at Portsmouth College”. Council Leader, Donna Jones, speaking recently in front of college staff. governors, friends and significant figures in the city, also praised the much deserved awarding of the MBE and Steve’s “inspirational leadership”.
The newly honoured Principal said “It was really thrilling, and I am very proud to be representing my city, college, staff, family and friends. The recognition is a huge honour for us all.” Simon Barrable,
Deputy Principal and long-time friend of Mr Frampton, said: “Everyone at the College, Governors, staff and students, are over-the-moon about Steve’s MBE. We are all extremely proud of him and all he has achieved, and we are sure that all who know him feel the same.”