Aaron Macleod from Aird Tong, was last week awarded the Boeing Apprentice of the year 2021.
Aaron, a former pupil of Tong Primary and The Nicolson Institute secured an Aircraft Technician Apprenticeship with Boeing when he left school in 2019.
Aaron, who was the only Scot selected, and nine other apprentices spent the first year of their apprenticeship at the International Centre for Aerospace Training (ICAT) in Cardiff followed by time at RAF Boscombe Down, and RAF Odiham.
He said he was surprised and delighted to receive this award which was presented to him by Nicola Walsh, Boeing International Regional Director – Europe and Israel.
With a year left of the apprenticeship Aaron is looking forward to spending time at RAF Lossiemouth in the New Year.