A apprentice at an Armley care home has won a national Apprenticeship Award.
Lucie Cerna, age 32, an Apprentice at Anchor’s Beech Hall care home on Far Fold Lane has won the Anchor Apprentice of the Year award at the 2022 Anchor Apprenticeship Awards.
Lucie beat dozens of nominees from across the country to make the final shortlist before going on to take the top prize. The judging panel were impressed by Lucie’s professionalism and maturity, naming her a rising star in Anchor’s Apprenticeship programme.
She said: “I’m so proud and honoured to win the Anchor Apprentice of the Year award. It was a lovely surprise just to get nominated!
“I’ve found my work as an apprentice really rewarding and I’ve learned so much from everyone around me. I’ve always wanted to do something to help others and I’m so touched to get an award for doing what I love. This wouldn’t be possible if it wasn’t for such a great team that have pushed me to be my very best from the very start.”
Anchor’s apprenticeship specialist and awards judge Dorothy Alexander said: “Lucie had some incredibly stiff competition in the final, but it was clear that she is a great team player, demonstrates an unwavering commitment to the residents at Anchor’s Beech Hall and is dedicated to his/her learning journey on Anchor’s Apprenticeship programme.”
Anchor’s apprenticeship scheme is open to all school leavers. More details here.