Samantha Charles wins AA sponsored Jack Ovenden Award 2018

The winner of the AA sponsored Jack Ovenden Award for ‘Outstanding Student of the Year’ 2018 is Samantha Charles of Highfield Garage and Recovery, Exeter.

Samantha was presented with her award by Duncan MacRae representing the AA and was joined by her nominating instructor Mark Hartell FIVR of Recoverysafe Training Services at the IVR Gala Dinner on 3 March 2018.

This annual award is given to the student who is considered to have not only excelled in training but also is believed to be good ambassador and potential role model for those looking to enter the industry.

Many congratulations to Samantha and the other nominees, all of whom proved to be well deserved finalists in this prestigious recovery industry award.

The IVR would like to thank the Rescue and Recovery Trainer’s Association (RRTA) who administer the award on behalf of the Institute.