Congratulations and good luck to the finalists of the Central Queensland region.

Finalists will compete for the top spot in their region at the regional final held on 1 July 2023.

Harry Hauenschild Apprentice of the Year

Caitlyn Barnes, Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

Gemma Riley, Certificate III in Electrotechnology / Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control

Mikaly Smith, Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

Bob Marshman Trainee of the Year

Tenelle Bird, Certificate IV in Human Resources Management

Eddie Tiller, Certificate III in Live Production and Technical Services

Savannah Vella, Certificate III in Business

Vocational Student of the Year

Lochie Fuller, Certificate II in Autonomous Technologies

Michael Hepburn, Certifcate III in Community Services

Stacey Mason, Diploma of Nursing

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year

Quentin Robertson, Certificate III in Civil Construction

Tayah Womal, Certificate III in Business

School-based Apprentice or Trainee of the Year

Abby-Rose Bowman, Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology

Copelan Smith, Certificate II in Animal Studies

Charlotte Sneyd, Certificate III in Dental Assisting

Equity Student of the Year

Sharon Atkinson, Certificate III in Work Health and Safety

Gracie Lynn Blanchfield, Certificate II in Engineering Pathways

Jayden Chen, Certificate III in Business

VET Teacher or Trainer of the Year

Trudy Berry, Sarina State High School

Rachel Legros, CQUniversity

Earl Neilsen, Axiom College

Community Training Initiative of the Year

Apprentices and Trainees Queensland – Ignite Your Opportunities

Emerald Neighbourhood Centre – Get Set for Work

CANEGROWERS Mackay – Haulout course: Supporting and creating employment opportunities for the sugar cane industry

Large Employer of the Year

NFR Holdings

Queensland Alumina Limited

Medium Employer of the Year

Barcam Electrical Service

RGM Maintenance Rockhampton

Small Employer of the Year

Biloela Mechanical and Agricultural Services

Intuition The Art of Hair

McCarthy Panel Woks

Last updated 17 May 2023

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