Fylde coast apprentice wins an award at BAE Systems for her achievements

A BAE Systems engineer has won an award following her outstanding performance throughout her apprenticeship with the company.

By Tim Gavell
Tuesday, 17th November 2020, 3:30 pm
Updated Wednesday, 18th November 2020, 9:06 am

Anna Singleton, from Over Wyre, has won the Made in the North West Apprentice of the Year 2020 award.

The awards celebrate talented individuals with the apprentice of the year category recognising an individual who has shown great achievement, contribution and potential.

Anna joined BAE Systems in 2015 as an advanced technical apprentice, undertaking her first placement in Displays and Controls Software, then working across various areas of the business before completing her apprenticeship.

Anna Singleton

She is also an advocate for STEM and has worked closely with schools and attended events to promote STEM careers.

She now works as an environmental control systems engineer in Warton.

She gained a number of additional qualifications, including an extended diploma in tech engineering, a BTEC ONC qualification in aeronautical engineering and a BTEC HND diploma in aeronautical engineering.

Her efforts have been recognised and she was awarded with Overall Advanced Apprentice of the Year and Final Year Technician Apprentice Winner. ]

She said: "I was overwhelmed to find out that I had been nominated and shortlisted for such a prestigious award especially hearing about the other nominees and their achievements.

“When I found out I had won, I was astounded.

“I am extremely proud to work for BAE Systems; a company that supports employees and recognises them for their efforts and achievements."

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