WPC Group wishes to congratulate automotive light vehicle apprentice Harrison Newton for being awarded the prestigious Chris Ingram Educational Scholarship!
Harrison works at Mercedes-Benz Brisbane, Queensland’s largest Mercedes-Benz dealer and a member of the LSH Auto Australia’s network of outlets.
The Chris Ingram Educational Scholarship is awarded to an apprentice who shows academic excellence throughout their studies, and adjudged as adaptable, resilient and demonstrating leadership in the workplace. The Scholarship is awarded annually to aid a young apprentice to reach their full potential.
The Scholarship will provide Harrison with a $3,000 allowance to purchase all important trade tools and equipment. Additionally, Harrison will receive access to specialised public speaking training and mentoring in preparation for his new role as a LSH Auto Australia and WPC Group Apprentice Ambassador. In this role Harrison will talk regularly to job seekers and school students about his experience as an automotive apprentice, and the value, potential and breadth of career opportunities accessible through the automotive sector.
Applicants were assessed on the following selection criteria:
1. Academic excellence
Assessment of the results achieved by each apprentice during their studies.
2. Leadership in the workplace
Assessment of each apprentices demonstrated attitude, enthusiasm and leadership in the workplace.
3. Adaptability and Resilience
Assessment of the apprentice’s growth potential, potential to adapt to change, thrive in a different environment, and a demonstrated willingness to grasp new experiences and opportunities.
WPC Group would like to thank scholarship partner LSH Auto Australia for their ongoing support for the ambassador program, and for providing ongoing development opportunities to our apprentices to grow their knowledge and expand their experience base within the automotive industry.