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College of West Anglia Apprentices win the Kevin Clarke Memorial Award.


On Thursday 24th November, CWA held an evening reception to celebrate the achievement of two students, who have been awarded the Kevin Clarke Memorial Trophy.

The award is presented to the electrical apprentices who have shown the highest level of personal achievement and development during the academic year. John and Janet Clarke sponsor the award each year, given in memory of their son, Kevin, a former CWA electrical apprentice who was sadly killed in a car accident in 1984.

The 2022 winners of the award are;

Ben Gilbert – Electrical apprentice at Clive Browne Electrical Engineering LTD, Holbeach.

Daniel Brown - Electrical apprentice at B&W Electrical Services LTD, Outwell.

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Daniel Brown collecting his Kevin Clarke Memorial Trophy

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Ben Gilbert collecting his Kevin Clarke Memorial Trophy

Representing the Kevin Clarke Memorial Trust and presenting the award is Petula Harrington, daughter of John and Janet Clarke and sister of the late Kevin Clarke. This year’s prizes of an electrician’s tool kit, were kindly donated by Edmundson Electrical and were presented by King’s Lynn branch manager, David Grimes.

John Clarke said;

'Janet and I were unable to attend the awards presentation in person, but we would like to congratulate both award winners for their hard work to enable them to receive the Kevin Clarke Memorial Award. Please keep up the good work! We would like also to thank the college for putting on an excellent presentation evening and Edmundson Electrical for donating this year's prizes.'

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CWA Principal David Pomfret with winners of the Kevin Clarke Award, Ben and Daniel. Joined by David Grimes of Edmondson Electrical and Petula Harrington, sister of the late Kevin Clarke.

CWA Principal David Pomfret said; ‘It is great that we have been able to award two CWA apprentices with the Kevin Clarke Memorial trophy. Our apprentices are really valued in the workplace and I am proud to be celebrating the work that they do at this event. Congratulations to Ben and Daniel.’


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