Lancaster & Morecambe College appoints former student as vice principal

Lancaster & Morecambe College (LMC) has promoted Charlotte Rawes, who previously studied at the institution, to the role of vice principal; progress and performance.

Charlotte holds more than 25 years of experience working within the further education sector, starting her career in the exams department at Preston College before joining LMC’s CIS team as a data coordinator in 2002.

She was later promoted to deputy CIS manager and then CIS manager, and in 2018 she joined the college’s senior management team as the director of apprenticeships and employer engagement.

Charlotte was appointed to her new role following a national recruitment process by the college.

Wes Johnson, LMC’s principal and chief executive, said: "Charlotte’s personal journey perfectly demonstrates the purpose of our college – a passion to ensure all members of our community can reach their full potential.

"In her new role Charlotte will lead the development of college provision, meeting employer needs, supporting a vibrant local economy and delivering on our unerring commitment to our fantastic community."

Charlotte said: "As a teenager I studied at Lancaster & Morecambe College and I am immensely proud to have the opportunity to continue to develop the college’s role within our community; creating opportunities for all of our learners and building successful partnerships with employers and stakeholders."