The Big Student Takeover comes to an end

The Big Student Takeover Students

The Big Student Takeover Students - Credit: Archant

The North Hertfordshire College students time at The Comet has come to a close.

Winners of the two internships; Wayne Johnson and Melissa Agard

Winners of the two internships; Wayne Johnson and Melissa Agard - Credit: Archant

THE Big Student Takeover officially came to an end yesterday (Thursday) with a presentation event.

It was held at the Novotel in Stevenage where the entire Big Student Takeover team were given certificates for the excellent work they’ve done for the Comet newspaper during the last two weeks.

Lunch was provided and everyone had a great time to end the fortnight of collaboration.

The Internships


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At the start of the Big Student Takeover students were told there will be internships available for two students at the end of the takeover.

The two winners, Wayne Johnson and Melissa Agard, were announced at a presentation event yesterday with Wayne set to work with the digital team and Melissa with the news desk.

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Both students were really happy and excited about the opportunity to work at Archant for three months.

Winners’ comments:

Wayne Johnson

“I’m really delighted that I got the internship and really happy, it has been a good working with great students and now my friends.”

Melissa Agard

“I’m so proud of myself. I never thought I’d get it. It just goes to show what you can do when you try your hardest. This experience has been great and I wish to do it again with another company.”

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