Sheffield Student James Grayson Wins National Motor Industry Outstanding Achievers Award

13th November 2015

The award winning apprentice James Grayson scooped another prestigious award last week at an Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) ceremony held at Silverstone.

 He was crowned outstanding achiever of the year in the Paint Apprentice category. HRH Prince Michael of Kent and the Head of the IMI Steve Nash presented James with his award. James was up against some strong competition from all over the UK but was recognised for his excellent attitude towards learning at college, his IMI Skill Auto Gold medal win and his involvement in the UK World Skills team. James has now completed his apprenticeship and is working for Wheeler Dealers TV Presenter Mike Brewer, at Mike Brewer Motors on Bramall Lane in Sheffield! His tutor at Chesterfield College, Paul Sewell said: -Congratulations to James. We know he has a promising future ahead and the IMI have obviously recognised that too. It is fantastic to see how students develop during their time with us and over the process of their apprenticeships.  What a fantastic way to end his apprenticeship! Mike Brewer said: -We knew James had something special when he applied. It is important that we have only the very best in the industry in our team, and we're pleased to say that he is. This national award is a well-deserved recognition of his skills. We are proud to have him as part of our team. Congratulations James!

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