2018 John Armstrong Award
Phil Colman is the winner of the 2018 John Armstrong Award
Phil’s contribution to the guild has been invaluable. As the leader of the School’s program he is an outstanding representative of the guild. Phil mentors and guides students developing their skills and confidence enabling them to gain a real sense of achievement. Phil liaises with the School administration, corrals the guild member volunteers and organises all aspects of the program. Over the years Phil has been involved in the program he has provided dozens of children the opportunity to succeed and to develop their skills.
Phil also contributes as an assessor in our accreditation program. He is proactive in ensuring new members have a comprehensive understanding of the use of guild equipment so that they are able to safely operate that equipment. Many of the jigs in the machine room have been built by Phil to enable the safest possible operation of the machinery.
Phil embodies the values we aspire to in the guild.