Finalist

Megan Hession

Megan Hession’s determination to succeed in the healthcare sector has seen her complete a Higher Apprenticeship six months ahead of schedule and gain three promotions from her employer within two years. At the age of 24, she manages two supported living houses, a group of service users and staff teams for Caerphilly-based Montana Healthcare, which supports adults with a variety of complex needs.

Megan, from Llanishen, Cardiff, has achieved an Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care Services level three and completed a Higher Apprenticeship at level five, despite requiring major surgery. She now mentors five apprentices.