St Patrick’s Technical College Class of 2011 graduate, Jack Donaldson, has been awarded the Alan Saunders prize as Apprentice of the Year at ASC this week. Jack’s achievement was reported in The Advertiser Business Daily feature on Thursday 31 March. Jack graduated from the College’s Metals & Engineering program and has undertaken his apprenticeship as a metal fabricator with the Osborne shipbuilder.
Jack is one of over 20 St Patrick’s Technical College students and graduates who have commenced apprenticeships at ASC Shipbuilding since 2010. At one point, a quarter of the apprentice intake at Osborne were products of StPatsTech including the shipbuilders first female electrical apprentice, Anika Williams, in 2011.