A Most Outstanding Apprentice
Bega Cheese is thrilled at the recognition received by one of its staff members at a ceremony in
Canberra last week. At the Canberra Institute of Technology Awards held in Canberra on 12th May
2011, Bega Cheese’s 3rd Year Apprentice, Nicholas Brown was presented with the Most
Outstanding Apprentice Award (Stage 2) by Sue Charnock, Manager of Capitol Skills.
The Most Outstanding Apprentice award is teacher‐nominated and the successful nominee must
be unanimously supported by all teachers. Nominations taken into consideration factor such
things as aptitude, skill development, and attendance.
The awards evening was attended by Ross Brown (Maintenance Supervisor) and Todd Campbell
(Maintenance Planner) on behalf of Bega Cheese.
Nicholas’ Supervisor, Ross Brown said, “From day one of his apprenticeship, Nick has shown a real
flair and interest in his chosen career. He readily accepts challenges and generally exhausts all
avenues before asking for assistance. Nick’s motivation and the skill level applied to his work is
recognised by his colleagues and being recognised as outstanding amongst his industry peers is
Nick Brown commenced with Bega Cheese at the Lagoon Street facility in February 2009 as an
Apprentice Fitter and Turner. Prior to gaining his apprenticeship, Nick worked part time outside
school hours on his family’s farm and also completed work experience in the Bega Cheese Farm
Bega Cheese is delighted to acknowledge Nick’s accomplishments and together with his
colleagues, extend our congratulations on his achievements.
May 19, 2011
For further information please contact:
Faith Behrens Public Relations Officer Bega Cheese
02 6491 7720