A NEW principal has been appointed by Halesowen College.

Governors and staff at the college on Whittingham Road have announced the appointment of Jacquie Carman as Principal and Chief Executive.

Jacquie has worked at the college for more than 20 years, her most recent post being vice principal and chief operations officer.

She said: “It is an honour to have the opportunity to motivate, encourage and lead with positivity and a genuine passion for the local area and the Halesowen College community.

"I am committed to providing an outstanding experience for learners of all ages and levels of ability.

"I will be excited to welcome students to our new campus Trinity Point in 2024.”

Chair of Governors, Jo Chilton said: “Jacquie’s appointment to Principal is welcomed by the Board of Governors and the College staff.

"Jacquie demonstrates a true commitment to the College, an investment in improving the student experience and providing the local area with a skilled and developed workforce.”

Halesowen College is a tertiary College offering a broad curriculum for young people and adults, alongside apprenticeships and Higher Education.