YFCU top club officials revealed at conference

Peter Smith from Derg Valley YFC who was awarded Top Club Secretary is pictured with Roberta Simmons, YFCU President.
Peter Smith from Derg Valley YFC who was awarded Top Club Secretary is pictured with Roberta Simmons, YFCU President.

At this year’s YFCU AGM and conference sponsored by Massey Ferguson, the top club officials across the six counties in the Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster (YFCU) were announced.

These awards are highly anticipated and show the commitment and work that goes into running the clubs.

Julie Ann Giles from Seskinore YFC who was awarded Top Club PRO is pictured with Roberta Simmons, YFCU President.

Julie Ann Giles from Seskinore YFC who was awarded Top Club PRO is pictured with Roberta Simmons, YFCU President.

It also gives drive and motivation for this year’s incoming club officials to strive to meet the standards of last year’s club officials.

Mark Gibson, Trillick YFC, was awarded top club leader at this year’s AGM taking home the Harper Adams Trophy.

In second place was Peter Alexander, Glarryford YFC and in third place Brooks Allen, Collone YFC.

Top club secretary was awarded to Peter Smith, Derg Valley who took home the B&M Blair Cup.

Judith McCombe from Collone YFC who was awarded Top Club Treasurer is pictured with Roberta Simmons, YFCU President.

Judith McCombe from Collone YFC who was awarded Top Club Treasurer is pictured with Roberta Simmons, YFCU President.

In second place was Kelly-Anne Quinn, Spa YFC and in third place with a tie was 
Kathryn Thompson, Ahoghill YFC and Katie Love, Dungiven YFC.

Top club treasurer this year was awarded to Judith McCombe, Collone YFC who took home the Reg Gray Shield. Ruth McCloy, took the second place position and in third place was Gillian Henderson from Kesh YFC.

Julie Ann Giles, Seskinore YFC received the first place position for Top Club PRO.

Julie Ann was awarded with the prestigious Guild of Agricultural Journalists Trophy.

Mark Gibson from Trillick YFC who was awarded Top Club Leader is pictured with YFCU President Roberta Simmons.

Mark Gibson from Trillick YFC who was awarded Top Club Leader is pictured with YFCU President Roberta Simmons.

In second place was Lauren Ogle, Kesh YFC and in third place Lois Bingham, Rathfriland YFC.

l See next Wednesday’s Farming Life for more reports and photographs from this year’s YFCU AGM and conference.