ST Helens College’s principal, Pat Bacon, has been awarded an honorary doctorate by Edge Hill University.
The award was made in recognition of her work with the university during her tenure at St Helens.
She said: “This is a proud moment for me in what has been an incredible year which started with my DBE in the New Year.
“In education we can create opportunities for people in order to allow them to exceed their own expectations and I share many of the same values as Edge Hill University. ”