Posted on June 18, 2015
Four Suffolk New College students have been honoured for their high standards, enthusiasm and hard work.
Carpentry apprentices Charlie Lyall, 19, and Jamie Mower, 17, and Painting and Decorating apprentices Luke Barker, AGE, Jack Vanhinsbergh, 19, were recognised with Building Trainee Awards by the National Federation of Builders and the Chartered Institute of Builders.
The quartet were nominated by College lecturers for excellence in a range of areas, including teamwork, skills, attendance and responsibility. They received their awards at Trinity Park.
Charlie, Jamie, Luke and Jack spend one day a week at the College and four days with their employers.
Carpentry and Joinery lecturer Richard Illman said: “Charlie and Jamie live and breathe carpentry – they are enthusiastic, they help others and they want to learn.”
Christine Harvey, Head of Engineering Technologies, said: “Luke and Jack have worked really hard and are thoroughly deserving of this recognition – they have shown a great attitude to their studies and are fine examples to their fellow students.”