Louise Stephenson

Louise Stephenson, Account Manager, RDW Creative

When were you at Polam?

1980 – 1992

What did you study at Polam?

9 GCSEs, including geography and biology

What do you do now?

I am an account manager for a design and marketing agency, RDW Creative.

Where are you based?

Yarm

What does your job involve?

Client relations, production lead times, strategic marketing reports, account management and new developing business

How would you say Polam helped you to get where you are today?

It gave me the confidence to communicate and grasp opportunities along with academic studies.

What is your greatest memory of the school?

The environment it provides from the teachers, the buildings and the equipment to the activities, opportunities and friendships. It was more than just education.

Who was your favourite teacher and why?

I can’t choose between Mrs Wallace and Mrs Dobson! Their approach to teaching, attitude and helpfulness leaves a legacy way beyond your school years.