Bathurst College student Shaun Van Uum was rewarded for his hard work, dedication and immense talents at TAFE NSW Western RTO’s annual Outstanding Graduating Student Awards (OGSA) ceremony in Orange yesterday.
Mr Van Uum, who completed Certificate III Carpentry and Certificate IV Building courses in 2016, was one of three Apprentice of the Year award winners.
“These OGSAs are nominated by our teachers and recognise our most passionate, industrious and skillful students,” Regional General Manager Kate Baxter said.
“Shaun is an inspiring student who demonstrated great leadership qualities during his time at TAFE. He has a burning desire to achieve that is infectious, was a great role model for his classmates and is very deserving of this recognition.”
Shaun was nominated for the award by TAFE NSW Construction Teacher Peter Schupfer, who said;” Shaun understands the value of training and learning and has a very bright future in front of him,” he said.
Orange Certificate III Commercial Cookery student Donna Fitzgerald was crowned Outstanding Graduating Student of the Year, Dubbo Certificate III in Accounts Administration student Rowan Jayasuriya was runner-up, with Diploma of Enrolled Nursing student Angie Brown from Dubbo taking home the Aboriginal Student of the Year Award.
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