Abigail wins regional training award
Abigail O'Grady of Umina has been named the School-based Apprentice-Trainee of the Year at the Central Coast Regional Training Awards.
Ms O'Grady is completing a Certificate III in Individual Support at TAFE NSW Gosford while completing high school and working at Peninsula Villages in Umina.
"It gives me great honour and privilege to make it this far, overcoming many obstacles and really believing in myself," O'Grady said.
"Winning this award is an excellent achievement and shows that hard work and effort pays off."
TAFE NSW regional general manager Ms Susie George said: "It's incredibly rewarding for TAFE NSW staff to watch students like Abigail grow, in the knowledge that the skills and talents they learn with us have the potential to transform their lives."
The awards were held at Mingara Recreation Club, Tumbi Umbi, on June 19.
Ms O'Grady is now eligible for nomination in the NSW Training Awards to be held in Sydney in September.
Media release, 20 Jun 2019
Kristy Sheppard, TAFE NSW
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