Yorkshire Apprentice Wins National Award
28 November 2018
Chloe Harper, 22 from Doncaster was named the Apprentice of the Year at the national Construction News Awards.
Following a rigorous judging process conducted by HR and talent experts from inside and outside the industry; Chloe, who joined Keepmoat Homes in 2015 and is currently Land and Partnership’s Trainee within the UK leading partnership home builder’s Leeds office; received the award at a ceremony in London.
The judges commented:
“In a category full of outstanding individuals, one candidate’s story described a transformational impact on their life, in turn enabling them to become an inspiration to their colleagues and to others seeking a career in construction.”
Speaking of her win Chloe said:
“I felt lucky to be shortlisted for the award and I never expected to win - I still don’t think it has sunk in yet.
“Everyone at Keepmoat Homes has been so supportive and I’d particularly like to thank the team in Leeds who have helped me grow in confidence and experience during my time there. I hope in the future to continue to develop in this industry.”
Gary Chambers, Regional Managing Director of Keepmoat Homes Leeds office added:
“We’re all tremendously proud of Chloe for winning this award. It is a testament to her hard work and can-do approach that she has continued to develop since she joined us. Chloe is a prime example of what dedication can achieve and a very important part of our team, I know we all look forward to seeing her continue to develop in the future.”
Construction News editor, Tom Fitzpatrick said:
“We are proud to recognise the people and businesses striving to improve the construction industry’s reputation and support for its workers. From promoting better health, to making the industry more diverse and welcoming of all people, our winners are setting the bar for others to follow.
“Congratulations to our winners tonight, who have shown they are leading the way.”
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