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Published: 00:01, 24 July 2014 |
Updated: 11:37, 24 July 2014
A much-loved college principal has died just a month after being diagnosed with a brain tumour.
Sue McLeod, the principal of MidKent College, passed away suddenly yesterday in hospital.
Chief executive Stephen Grix said: “Sue was an exceptional leader who inspired students and staff alike.
"Her energy, enthusiasm and ability to motivate others will be sorely missed.
We have lost a very dear friend and a great principal.”
Sue joined the college in 1993, climbing the ranks to become the first female principal in its 100-year history.
Last February she visited Buckingham Palace to accept the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Further and Higher Education from the Queen on behalf of the college.
Prior to joining the college, Sue worked across the Caribbean, United States and
Europe during her time in the travel industry, including a stint aboard cruise liners.
Vice principal Simon Cook has been appointed acting principal by the college's governing body.
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