BAKERS from Blackburn College rose to the occasion at a prestigious bread and confectionery event.

The team of students proved they're the upper crust when they scooped 13 trophies at the Swansea and District Master Bakers' Exhibition.

Mark Bentley, a level three student, won the students' championship for bread and the Goslin Shield with three first prizes and a third prize.

Level three student Emma Marshall won the students' championship for confectionery with three first prizes, two second prizes and a third placing.

Emma Wilcock-Cummings, who is a level two student, won the WW Cocken Trophy for Maderia cake and vol-au-vents. She was also runner-up in the confectionery championship with a first prize, two second prizes and a third.

Susan Rigg, also a level two student, won a second prize and was very highly commended in two sections of the J Hayden Davies Trophy.

Tutor Ian Sutherland won all the open bread and confectionery trophies including the Cartwright Food Machinery Trophy for the best bread in show. He came home with 10 trophies, 26 first prizes, five second prizes and two third prizes.

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