Red River instructor wins Apprenticeship Award of Distinction

Congratulations to MGEU member Todd Birtwhistle on being awarded Instructor of the Year.

photo of Todd BirtwhislteWinnipeg (10 Nov. 2015) — The Manitoba Apprenticeship Awards of Distinction Gala Dinner was held on November 5,  and the Manitoba Government and General Employees' Union (MGEU/NUPGE) was definitely well represented.

Todd Birtwhistle, a cabinetmaker from Red River College,  was recognized as Instructor of the Year. As stated in the program for the evening’s event, “Todd is known to regularly arrive early to open the shop for students and to stay late to help students master a concept or task. His experience in the cabinetmaking industry and his insights are greatly valued and respected by students.”

The MGEU/NUPGE extends its congratulations to Todd for this achievement. 


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