Degree delight for Wisbech family

Alice Meekins has graduated from the University of Durham an Upper Second Class Honours Degree in English Literature.
Alice Meekins has graduated from the University of Durham an Upper Second Class Honours Degree in English Literature.

A former Wisbech Mayor and his family had a double celebration this month when both he and his daughter graduated.

Nick Meekins, a former Wisbech councillor and mayor from 2010-2011, has graduated with a 2.1 joint honours degree in history and English literature, from the Anglia Ruskin University.

Former Wisbech Mayor Nick Meekins has graduated with an Upper Second Class Joint Honours Degree in History and English Literature, from Anglia Ruskin University.

Former Wisbech Mayor Nick Meekins has graduated with an Upper Second Class Joint Honours Degree in History and English Literature, from Anglia Ruskin University.

He is currently studying for the award in education and training, with the aim of entering the teaching profession.

Meanwhile, his daughter, Alice, achieved a 2.1 honours degree in English literature from the University of Durham.

She is now working as an events and awards executive for the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising, in London.

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