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Grow Gloucestershire Showcase Winners - 2015

Held on Tuesday October 20th 2015

Gold Cup Suite, Cheltenham Racecourse

The county's most talented young people and businesses have been celebrated at the third annual Grow Gloucestershire Showcase Awards.

The ceremony, which took place on Tuesday 20th October 2015 at Cheltenham Racecourse, recognised young people in Gloucestershire aged between 14 and 24 years old who have kick-started their careers, and the businesses individuals and schools who have supported them.

Around 180 guests attended and were greeted with a drinks and canapés in reception, before Gloucester College students provided a freshly prepared dinner.

The night was hosted by Steve Knibbs, BBC Points West reporter and Jamie McDonald, adventurer and co-founder of the Superhero Foundation.

 

The winners were:

Outstanding Support to a Young Person

Finalist – David Willcox from Betaris training

Winner – Becki Clapton from Gloucestershire NHS foundation trust

 

Outstanding Apprentice

Finalist - Tom Bishop DMXpression Limited

Finalist – Carrie Reay Bruckshaw Associates

Silver winner – Hannah Belcher Fosseway Gardens

Gold winner – Shannon Phillips Keyway Gloucester Limited

 

Exceptional Achievement

Finalist – Anthony Smith MPCT

Finalist – Vicci Livingstone Thompson PING

Winner – Sam Morgan Snow Business

 

Outstanding Work Experience student

Finalist- Tamara Herbert Gloucester City Homes

Finalist- Daniel Robinson Neil Thomas Development

Winner – Zac Nicholl Morgan Sindall

 

Outstanding Business Contribution

Finalist – Keyway Gloucester Limited

Finalist – Moose Marketing and PR

Winner – MPCT

 

Cllr Mark Hawthorne, leader of Gloucestershire County Council, said: "The night was a great success and I was massively impressed by the levels of commitment and hard work all the short-listed candidates had shown. They should all be very proud.

“It was only right that we also recognised the work that the businesses have done with young people. Without them setting the precedent of offering opportunities to young people, others may be more reluctant to follow.

“I’d also like to thank everyone who came and showed their support for our county’s brilliant young people, and to everyone that has helped to make the event such a success.”

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