Antrim girl is named Apprentice of the Year

Celebrating at the Department for Employment and Learning's Apprentice of the Year Awards are (l-r) Lauren Gourley from Antrim who won the Apprentice of the Year Award, Pete Snodden, Awards compere, David Meade who provided the entertainment and Emmet Lagan, who won the Higher Level Apprentice of the Year Award.
Celebrating at the Department for Employment and Learning's Apprentice of the Year Awards are (l-r) Lauren Gourley from Antrim who won the Apprentice of the Year Award, Pete Snodden, Awards compere, David Meade who provided the entertainment and Emmet Lagan, who won the Higher Level Apprentice of the Year Award.

Antrim’s Lauren Gourley has won Apprentice of the Year at the Department for Employment and Learning’s Apprentice of the Year Awards.

Lauren, 20, is completing an Engineering apprenticeship at Larne Skill Development and is employed by Schlumberger in Monkstown. The awards ceremony was held at the Titanic Signature Building, Belfast and was hosted by radio presenter Pete Snodden, with entertainment by David Meade.