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Oxfordshire Apprenticeship Awards 2019 finalists announced

We were delighted to announce the Oxfordshire Apprenticeship Awards finalists on Thursday 7th March, during National Apprenticeship Week. They are listed below. Winners wil be announced at the awards ceremony on Thursday 4th April at Jurys Inn Oxford. Congratulations to everyone who entered or was nominated, we had a large number of extremely high quality entries, resulting in some very tough decisions by the sponsors who judged the categories. 

Intermediate Apprentice of the Year - sponsored by Darke & Taylor

Finalists:

  • Josephine Allen, Business Admin Apprentice, Oxford Learning Institute
  • Robin Morrisen, Business Admin Apprentice, Oxfordshire County Council
  • Tom Pritchard-Pitts, Shepherd Apprentice, Blenheim

Advanced Apprentice of the Year – sponsored by Clarkson Evans

Finalists:

  • Nairne Barker, Business Admin Apprentice, Oxfordshire County Council
  • Tristan Canfer, Electronic Engineering Apprentice, STFC
  • Hafsah Rana, Business Admin Apprentice, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Higher Apprentice of the Year - sponsored by High Spec Composites

Finalists:

  • Shaun Morton, Chartered Manager Degree Apprentice, Nielsen
  • Leona Weston, PR & Communications Apprentice, OxLEP
  • Emma Hancock, Digital and Technology Solutions Profession Degree Apprenticeship, STFC 

Special Recognition Award – sponsored by Blenheim 

Finalists:

  • Frederika Kaja, Data Analyst Apprentice, Oxfordshire County Council
  • Imogen Hill, Beauty Therapy Apprentice, The Skincare Clinic
  • Libby Orum, Hairdressing Apprentice, Popham Hairdressing

Shining Star Award - sponsored by Integration Technology

Finalists:

  • Adam Barrett, Technical Highways Engineer, Oxfordshire County Council
  • Emily Joyce, Administrative Apprentice Assistant, University of Oxford
  • Mahrya Zulfaqar, Nursing Associate Trainee, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Apprenticeship Employer Award (<50 employees) - sponsored by Popham Hairdressing

Finalists:

  • Assure UK
  • Gareth Clark Hair For Men Ltd
  • The Burnside Partnership

Apprenticeship Employer Award (50+ employees) - sponsored by Barclays

Finalists:

  • Nielsen
  • Oxfordshire County Council
  • Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

School Award – sponsored by The Careers & Enterprise Company

Finalists:

  • John Mason School
  • North Oxfordshire Academy
  • Wood Green School

Apprenticeship Ambassador Award – sponsored by OxLEP

To be given to one of the Oxfordshire Apprenticeship Ambassadors in recognition of outstanding commitment and achievement.

Oxfordshire Apprentice of the Year Award – sponsored by headline sponsors UKAEA

To be chosen by the headline sponsor from the winners of the other Apprentice Award categories.