Former Barton Peveril Student Nominated for Rookie of the Year in USA


Ken Pryde

Ken Pryde

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College alumnus Ken Pryde has been nominated for 2020 Male Rookie of the Year after a successful first season playing football for The College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota, United States of America.

Pryde, who originates from Fareham and studied at Brookfield Community School before joining Barton Peveril in 2017, currently studies Mathematics at the US College. The Barton Peveril alumnus has continued his successful extracurricular endeavors in the United States, playing football for The College of St. Scholastica Saints after having played for both the Barton Peveril Elite Football Team and for the Hampshire Schools’ Football Association Team.

Ken Pryde achieved top grades at Barton Peveril and earned a scholarship at the Minnesota-based College as a result.

Speaking on the success of his former student, Barton Peveril Teacher of Physical Education and Football Coach, Simon Woodley, said:

‘We are very proud to hear that Ken has settled into his new team so well, continuing his form for college into university.

‘While Ken was at Barton Peveril he was an ever-present for the Elite Football Team, playing every minute of every game throughout his two years at college. It’s fantastic to see him doing so well while studying abroad. We wish him all the best.’