UHI Moray construction students honoured at awards ceremony
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THE achievements of UHI Moray's students have been celebrated at their Construction Prize Giving Ceremony.
Approximately 30 awards were presented to students in all types of construction, such as plumbing, joinery, and electrical.
The winner of the night's top award– The Robertson Construction/Rotary Club of Elgin Top Craft Apprentice shield went to Marion Stewart, an apprentice plumber with GA Barnie in Elgin.
To win the Top Craft Award, Marion had to go up against the best third year students for electrical and joinery. The 22-year-old from Keith and also secured Best Overall Plumbing Apprentice, Best Advanced Craft Plumber, and Best Lead Development (third year) awards.
Jacqui Taylor from UHI Moray said: "This recognition of the outstanding achievements of our apprentices is very important to UHI Moray and we are very grateful to our awards sponsors for their ongoing support each year. The annual ceremony is a special time for the apprentices and their friends and families and we want to thank everyone involved".
Awards in Full:
CITB Trophy for Best Student Built Environment - Nicole Reith
The Woodcentre Ltd Shield for Best Practical Joiner - 1st year (J1G) -Dylan Annett
Access Platforms Aberdeen Shield for Best Practical Joiner - 1st year (J1F) - Owen Marples
Tulloch of Cummingston Ltd Shield for Best Theoretical Joiner - 1st year (J1G) - Joshua Whyte
UHI Moray Shield for Theoretical Joiner - 1st year (J1F) - Lewis MacLennan
Craig Wright Shield for All Round Progress in Joinery - 1st Year - Aaron Matcham
Building Employers Association Shield for Best Practical Joiner - 2nd year (J2A) - Andrew Young
UHI Moray Shield for Best Practical Joiner - 2nd year (J2B) - Scott Robertson
Darroch & Allan Joiners and Builders Ltd Shield for Best Theoretical Joiner - 2nd year (J2A) - Leyton Boyd
Highland Industrial Supplies Shield for Best Theoretical Joiner - 2nd year (J2B) - Ben Cormack
Robertson Construction Shield for Top Advanced Certificate Joiner - Lewis Bowman
Robertson Construction Shield for Best Practical Bricklayer - 1st Year - Finlay Morrison
Ingram Building Ltd Shield for All Round Progress in Brickwork - 1st Year - Dean Murdoch
Highland Industrial Supplies Shield for Best Practical Bricklayer - 2nd Year - Glenn Downie
Travis Perkins Shield for All Round Progress in Brickwork - 2nd Year - Ross Robertson
City Electrical Factors Ltd Shield for Top Electrical Apprentice - 1st Year - Kai Campbell
Grants (Dufftown) Ltd Award for Best Practical Stage 1 Electrical Apprentice - Kallan Stewart
Medlock Electrical Shield for Top Electrical Apprentice - 2nd Year - Ellis Stevenson
Edmundson Electrical Ltd Shield for Top Electrical Apprentice - 3rd Year - Danny McBean
G&A Barnie Group Award for Most Improved Electrical Apprentice - Jake Morrison
SNIPEF Shield for Best Plumbing Apprentice - 1st Year - Craig Young
Banff & Moray Master Plumbers Association Shield for Best Practical Plumber - 1st Year - Shaun Wilcox
William Wilson Cup for Best Plumbing Apprentice - 2nd Year - Nina Hamilton
G&A Barnie Group Award for Most Improved Plumbing Apprentice - Luke Anderson
SNIPEF Shield for Best Overall Plumbing Apprentice - Marion Stewart
Moray Council Building Services Shield for Best Advanced Craft Plumber - Marion Stewart
Grampian Plumbing Services Ltd Shield for Best Adult Plumbing Apprentice - Paul Hill
CIPHE (Chartered Institute of Plumbing & Heating Engineering) Scotland Design Guide award for Best Plumbing Achievement - Sean Esslemont
LCL Awards Shield for Best Gas, Oil & Renewables Apprentice - Tommy Smith
Speyside Plumbing Services Ltd Trophy for Best Lead Development - 1st Year - Shaun Wilcox
Speyside Plumbing Services Ltd Trophy for Best Lead Development - 2nd Year - George Smith
Speyside Plumbing Services Ltd Trophy for Best Lead Development - 3rd Year - Marion Stewart