Bright sparks are inaugural winners - The Leamington Observer

Bright sparks are inaugural winners

Leamington Editorial 19th Nov, 2016   0

YOUNG Apprentices from Warwickshire are celebrating after winning awards for their work at the inaugural Coventry and Warwickshire Apprentice of the Year Awards.

Emma Bull, James Ward, Alex Chance and a team of carpenters and joiners from Moreton Morrell College were all named as winners at the ceremony at Coventry Cathedral.

James Ward from Warwick was named as Transportation, Operations and Maintenance Apprentice of the Year. He has worked as a Highways Engineer Apprentice for Warwickshire County Council since September 2014 and was commended for carrying out all of his work to a high standard.

Highly motivated Emma Bull who works at Bright Horizons Nursery in Kenilworth won the Child Development and Wellbeing category for delivering high standards in the workplace, encouraging the development of junior staff and leading by example. She has developed an in-depth knowledge of the theory and and practice of children’s education and care.




An apprentice whose employees describe him as “being part of the family” took the Administration, Accounting and Finance Award. Alex Chance from Take Flight Aviation is a customer service/operations apprentice at the Wellesbourne Airfield-based flying school. He is involved in promotional and charity events and has embraced the diverse range of activities and demonstrates professionalism, dedication and passion in his work.

Carpentry and joinery apprentices from Moreton Morrell College who contributed to brightening up Leamington station and the Jephson Gardens with ‘Geranium trains’ for Leamington in Bloom won Partner Initiative of the Year.


Over 350 guests from the region attended the awards and winners from the evening will become C & W Apprentice Ambassadors to promote apprenticeships at local schools and careers event throughout the year.

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