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Meet Bethany, the award winning young shepherdess!

July 24, 2021
By: juditcovic | Charlie Askew

From the UK

Have you heard of Chris Lewis Award ?? Here comes the chance to improve your knowledge about prizes that support young farmers in the UK!

“The biennial Chris Lewis Award is presented in memory of its namesake, a respected livestock farmer who was known for supporting young people.”(Eastern Daily Press, June 24)

Our dear friend, colleague and EUROPEA-UK national coordinator, Charlie Askew is one of the judges and many of the entrants come from EUROPEA member school, Easton College. “It is a great competition for our young farmers of the future. “ – he says.

This year’s winner, Bethany Atkinson from Stokesby, Norfolk (UK) is a young shepherdess, who was confident enough to start her business during the COVID-19 lockdown. You can follow her activity on Instagram – click HERE and get to know this exceptional young lady!


Read the original Eastern Daily Press article and learn all the details.


Acknowledgements: many thanks to EUROPEA-UK and Charlie 😊

Photo: screenshot from Instagram

Featured image: Pixabay Free Images


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