Carpentry and joinery apprentice Cameron wins inter-college award

Carpentry and joinery apprentice Cameron Butterfield is feeling chipper after picking up a regional award.

The 18-year-old from Cockfield, Bishop Auckland, who is employed by Atkinsons Joinery in Barnard Castle, was today presented with the inter-college award for carpentry and joinery at a ceremony at East Durham College, Peterlee, after beating students and apprentices from colleges around the North-East in the regional competition.

The former Wolsingham School student said: “I am really enjoying my apprenticeship at Bishop Auckland College and to compete and win the regional competition was a great bonus for me and good recognition for my employer.”

Cameron Butterfield

Cameron picks up his award from Suzanne Duncan, Principal at East Durham College, and Bishop Auckland College's Employer Enterprise Adviser Laura Bains.