Year of Awards for Farmer Ben Theaker

Saturday evening saw over 300 people attend the annual Nottinghamshire Young Farmers County Ball., hosted at Colwick Hall Hotel. Guests enjoyed a blade of beef dinner, followed by the presentation of awards and dancing to Newark Radio DJ Chris Bevans,

Ben Theaker, 23 of Worksop YFC has been having a momentous year, in October he was given the title Agricultural Student of the Year at the British Farming awards, and has now claimed the Mr YFC 2018 title to his trophy cabinet. Runner Up was Harvey Gillatt, Tuxford YFC and 3rd place 18-year-old Oliver Wilson, Collingham YFC.

The 2018 Miss YFC title was awarded to 17-year-old Daisy Haigh, who last year was named Junior Member of the Year. Runner up was Amy Austwick, Papplewick YFC and 3rd place Sammy Allen, Collingham YFC.

The Mr & Miss winners both received Champagne, an iPad from Nottingham Trent University, chocolates, certificate and trophy.

Other awards for Senior and Junior Member of the Year were awarded both to Lowdham YFC in the form of County Vice Chairman Callum Kendall, and 16 year old Agricultural Student Kate Pritchard, they will both go on to represent the county at the area finals in March.

Judge and representative of Nottinghamshire Rural Support, Peter Geldart said “I thought that the standard was high, and all the interviewees should be proud of what they have achieved”

Members danced the night away and had fun in the Photobooth, thanks to Andrea Turvey Photogrpahy


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