Duke Meets College Apprentices
The Duke of York, Prince Andrew (left), visited Doncaster
recently to meet high achieving yound people from the town.
The Duke of York visited Doncaster last week to meet
with high achieving young people.
He visited the Mansion House where he met with Apprentices and
staff from Doncaster College, the Council and local schools.
Chris Shaw, 24, completed a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Painting
and Decorating at the College and now has his own business and
employs his own apprentice, Luke Milner, 18.
Both met with His Royal Highness along with George Trow,
Principal of Doncaster College and Pat Meadows, Assistant Principal
External Partnerships and Employer Engagement at the College.
Prince Andrew then attended a lunch with business and civic
leaders, which included elected mayor Peter Davies and his civic
counterpart, Councillor Eva Hughes.
The aim of the visit was to showcase the good work that is going
on for young people in the area. The Duke of York has a strong
interest in schemes to boost entrepreneurial activity and is
passionate about enabling youth to fulfil their potential.
The College offers apprenticeships in a wide range of subject
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