PrintNZ has announced its Top 12 Apprentices for 2020.
Ruth Cobb, chief executive at PrintNZ, said, “We wish our Top 12 Apprentices for 2020 a huge congratulations. These people have been selected for having excelled in their training and this is also recognition of the work that their trainers and companies have put into them.
“Five of these people will go on to be named as Apprentice of the Year sector winners, and one will be named overall Apprentice of the Year at the Pride In Print Awards on 25 June.”
BJ Ball is the major sponsor for the Apprentice of the Year.
The Top 12 Apprentices for 2020, their companies, and locations are as follows:
|Russell Allen||Quality Print (Digital printing)||Taupo|
|Travis Jordan||Soar Print (Digital printing)||Auckland|
|Karl Pearson||Printcraft 81 (Digital printing)||Masterton|
|Alexander Cameron-Brown||Peacock Brothers (Packaging)||Auckland|
|Pranil Ram||Stratex (Packaging)||Auckland|
|Kieran Densey||Allied Press (Offset printing)||Greymouth|
|Todd Nicholls||Webstar (Offset printing)||Masterton|
|Craig Murray||Global Culture (Screen printing)||Christchurch|
|Sean Housby||Soar Print (Binding and finishing)||Auckland|
|Toby Marsh||Signbiz (Signmaking)||Christchurch|
|Georgia Pritchard||BB Signs (Signmaking)||Blenheim|
|Rebecca Brooks||Sign Craft Kapiti (Signmaking)||Waikanae|
Last year, PrintNZ announced the Apprentice of the Year, Vanessa Hooton of Tainui Press, at the virtual Pride In Print Awards. This year, the event will run at the Cordis Hotel in Auckland on June 25.
Finalists will be announced at PrintNZ’s Training Graduations, with the overall winner of each Award named at the Pride In Print Awards on 25 June.