Agriculture students shine at the Young Stock Person of the Year

Two teams of agriculture students successfully represented Reaseheath at The Young Stock Person of the Year regional competition, held at Beef Expo, Bakewell Showground, Derbyshire.

Nathan Sillitoe, Will Thomas, Will Leese, Mathew Kidd, Charles Hodgson, Dieter Kayley, Tom Hull and Liberty Turner demonstrated the extent of their knowledge and skills.against peers from other colleges and members of Young Farmers Clubs.

The eight Level 3 Diploma in Agriculture students took part in two competitions – a stock judging competition and a beef farmer challenge which was made up of four separate tests.

We did particularly well in the stock judging, with Charles Hodgson taking second place and Mathew Kidd coming third. The new stock coats being worn by the students were also admired by many show visitors.

Course Manager Mark Walton, who accompanied the group, said: “This was a really enjoyable experience for the students. They represented Reaseheath well and made a really good impression on both the judges and spectators.”

Header image caption: Reaseheath’s agriculture students take part in The Young Stock Person of the Year