A FORMER Darwen pupil has designs on his future after scoring top marks in his fashion degree.

Lee Holmes, who used to attend Darwen Vale High School, in Blackburn Road, achieved a first class honours degree in Fashion Promotion from the University of Central Lancashire.

Lee completed work experience with Modus Publicity, a top fashion PR agency in London, as part of his degree. Earlier this year he was announced as the winner of the Topshop Fashion Marketing Award.

Lee said he enjoyed studying at UCLan and praised the quality of the teaching.

Lee has now landed a job as a creative designer for a London company designing film merchandise.