Ap­pren­tice stu­dents to be hon­oured

Benalla Ensign - - Front Page -

Goul­burn Ovens In­sti­tute of TAFE Be­nalla and Wan­garatta cam­puses will hold their an­nual Trade Awards Gala Din­ner tonight.

The awards will recog­nise the achieve­ments of ap­pren­tice stu­dents at an event at­tended by their em­ploy­ers, busi­ness owners and guests.

Awards are pre­sented to ap­pren­tices in the first, sec­ond, third or fourth years from au­to­mo­tive, build­ing and con­struc­tion, elec­tri­cal, en­gi­neer­ing, hair and beauty, hos­pi­tal­ity, bak­ing and plumb­ing learn­ing ar­eas.

This year, Paul de Gelder will be the spe­cial guest speaker. Paul will talk to guests about his life jour­ney, which led him to a ca­reer as a navy diver, how he sur­vived a shark at­tack in Syd­ney Har­bour where he lost an arm and a leg, and how he now trav­els the world as a mo­ti­va­tional speaker.

The awards pre­sen­ta­tion cul­mi­nates with the an­nounce­ment of the Ap­pren­tice of the Year for the Be­nalla and Wan­garatta cam­puses.

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