Warton BAE Systems engineer named as one of the region’s top apprentices

Posted on - 20th November, 2020 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Business, Fylde News, Preston News, Warton
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A BAE Systems engineer working in Warton, Lancashire has won a prestigious award following her outstanding performance throughout her apprenticeship with the company.


Anna Singleton has won the Made in the North West Apprentice of the Year 2020 award.

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The awards celebrate talented individuals from the region with the apprentice of the year category recognising an individual who has shown great achievement, contribution and potential to their employer.

Anna, from Preesall, Wyre joined BAE Systems in 2015 as an Advanced Technical Apprentice, undertaking her first placement in Displays and Controls Software, working across a number of areas of the business before completing her apprenticeship last year.

Anna Singleton has been named one of the regions top apprentices
Anna Singleton has been named one of the regions top apprentices

She is also an advocate for STEM and has worked closely with schools and attended events to promote STEM careers.

Her efforts have been recognised internally and she was awarded with ‘Overall Advanced Apprentice of the Year’ and ‘Final Year Technician Apprentice Winner’ by the company.

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Anna is currently an Environmental Control Systems Engineer based in Warton, Lancashire working as part of the team which is helping to develop the UK’s future combat air system, Tempest.

On hearing she had been named Apprentice of the Year 2020, Anna said: “I was overwhelmed to find out that I had been nominated and shortlisted for such a prestigious award especially hearing about the other nominees and their achievements.

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“When I found out I had won, I was astounded.

“I am extremely proud to work for BAE Systems; a company that supports employees and recognises them for their efforts and achievements.”

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