Nicole Chamberlain from Nestlé Fawdon factory has been named runner-up for a prestigious national apprentice award at this year’s EEF Future Manufacturing Awards.
At the London award ceremony Nicole was awarded silver in the Outstanding Final Year Apprentice Award.
The award recognises the outstanding contribution being made by manufacturing apprentices across the UK.
It is highly respected and hotly contested with winners selected by a panel of judges drawn from business leaders, industry experts and academics.
Nicole won the title after impressing judges with her strong problem solving skills and unrivalled work ethic.
Nicole said: “It’s a massive honour to have got this far. It’s a fantastic way to end what has been an amazing few years as an apprentice where I’ve learnt valuable life and career skills. I know that other young people may be weighing up the benefits of an apprenticeship – all I can say is that it offers great opportunities and I hope my success demonstrates this.”