This year, the foundation has focused on young people who are good role models for their profession, and who show responsibility, commitment and have a good attitude.
Anne Dobakk has been a chemical and processing apprentice at Elkem Salten since September 2008 and became a permanent employee in November of this year. She took her professional qualification on Wednesday, 8 December. Her task was to prepare a furnace for start up after a two-day break.
"There have been a lot of interesting things to learn as an apprentice," says a satisfied Anne Dobakk from the control room at Elkem Salten. "I was surprised that I won the award. Now I must find out what I can use the money for.