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Sam Fazackerley, of the Trafford Park dealerpoint of North West England and North Wales Dealer Group Thomas Hardie Commercials, has won the Volvo Trucks’ Apprentice of the Year 2017 award.Thomas Hardie

The trophy was presented to Sam by Thomas Hardie Commercials’ Aftermarket Director Mark Cunnew at the annual Apprentice Awards ceremony, held at Stephenson College in Coalville, Leicestershire.

This year’s Highest Academic Achiever Award was won by Thomas Buckle of Crossroads Truck and Bus. The Highest Vocational Achiever Award was presented to Michael Hughes from Volvo Truck and Bus Centre East Anglia, Bardon. The ‘Grafter’ Award was presented to winner Michael Yuruk from Volvo Truck and Bus Centre London, Enfield by award sponsor ‘Volvo Truck Driver’ Magazine Editor Matthew Eisenegger.

Inaugurated in 1995, the Volvo Apprentice Academy, described by Volvo Group Trucks’ UK & Ireland Managing Director Arne Knaben as: ”The best and most advanced truck manufacturers’ Apprentice Programme in the UK”, celebrates its twenty-second anniversary this year.

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