Rajay Takes a Role in College History; EDUCATION: Britain's Youngest Governor Outlines His Aims and Responsibilities
Byline: By Lucy Lynch EDUCATION REPORTER
COVENTRY teenager Rajay Naik has made history by becoming the youngest college governor in the country.
He's only 19 but he will be joining other governors at City College Coventry in making important decisions about how the college is run and how budgets are spent.
He said: "I am delighted to be joining the governors' corporation at a very important time for education in Coventry. We need to ensure that our young people are skilled and equipped to succeed in an increasingly competitive world.
"The move to Swanswell Learning Quarter is crucial in this regard and also in further modernising our city. I very much look forward to playing a part in ensuring we create the right surroundings, curriculum and opportunities for our students to realise their potential."
Rajay is a former pupil of Blue Coat Church of England School in Terry Road, Stoke, Coventry, now studying politics at Warwick University in Gibbet Hill Road, Gibbet Hill, Coventry.
He's also trustee of the British Youth Council, member of the Coventry and Warwickshire Learning and Skills Council and director of Student Voice UK. …