CARLA Nash who works at one of the UK’s leading commercial nurseries has recently been announced as the Midland Regional Growers’ Apprentice of the Year.
Carla, who is 25-years-old and works at Wyevale Nurseries in Hereford, was presented with the award at Hampton Court on Thursday, July 7 by TV gardener and broadcaster, David Domoney.
Steve Reed, Container Division Director at Wyevale Nurseries, said: “During the past two years, Carla has proved to be an outstanding apprentice, all her college work has been completed on time and the feedback from assessors and nursery managers has been excellent.
“Carla is keen, enthusiastic and always takes time to look after the other, newer apprentices. She is always smiling and very positive. Well done Carla.”
Carla has just completed her apprenticeship and has been offered the permanent position of Team Leader on the Moving Crew at Wyevale Nurseries. She was also presented with a glass trophy and £100 of high street vouchers to spend.
Carla, who lives in Withington, said: “I was very shocked but happy to receive the award. It is lovely to have appreciation and recognition for two years of hard work. I’m now really excited to get stuck into my new role at Wyevale Nurseries.”