Apprentice from Lynn's Bespak takes top title at Cambridge Regional College awards
Bespak apprentice Jemima Clayton has been praised as a leading role model for women in engineering and an exceptional ambassador after she took the top prize in awards hosted by Cambridge Regional College.
Jemima, 20, an engineering technician apprentice with medical device manufacturer, Bespak Europe, based in Lynn, was named the college's Overall Apprentice of the Year.
The college hosted its annual apprenticeship awards this month to celebrate the best apprentice employers and apprentices in the region.
On being presented with the award, Jemima said: “I am thrilled to have received this award. I never would have been able to achieve this without the support of my parents, the college staff and my amazing workplace mentor.”
She received her award from Mark Robertson, college principal and chief executive. He said: "This year’s winner is an excellent role model for women in engineering as well as an exceptional ambassador for apprenticeships.
"Jemima has already been acting as a STEM Ambassador for her employer and we were delighted to welcome her to college recently to inspire prospective learners at our Apprenticeship Fair.
"She’s shown a real ‘can do’ attitude and personal drive to succeed which has seen exemplary results in both her studies and in her work for her employer, making her an incredible addition to the Bespak team."