Outstanding achievement award for young Kelly

Kelly Stewart from ToomebridgeKelly Stewart from Toomebridge
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Kelly Stewart from Toombridge has won an Outstanding Individual Achievement Award at the 2020 ABP Angus Youth Challenge Awards.

The ABP Angus Youth Challenge is an agri-food skills competition aimed at bridging the gap between school and employment for teenagers in Northern Ireland interested in working in agri-food.

Kelly is a Year 13 pupil at Rainey Endowed, Magherafelt, and entered the ABP Angus Youth Challenge in 2017 as part of a four-person team representing the school.

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The challenge involved rearing five Aberdeen Angus cross calves through to beef; selling them to ABP for a financial reward and also working on a research assignment to benefit local beef production.

Kelly and her team assignment topic was ‘the Role and Challenges of Women on Northern Ireland farms.’