Semi Finalist Exhibition at Loughry College

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13 groups from schools across the province were the lucky semi-finalists of  the 2019 ABP Angus Youth Challenge which took place in Loughry College on 8 March 2019.  Check out our video of the event here

Each group had a display stand showing their plans and ideas for promotion of the Aberdeen Angus breed and ABP should they be lucky enough to win 5 Aberdeen Angus cross calves.  The participating groups came from:

Aughnacloy College, Co. Tyrone (Molly Bradley, Kirsty McNeill, Aaron Bristow, Jack Todd, Jordan Anderson)

Ballycastle High School, Co. Antrim (Adam Knox, Jordon Currie, Robert Dowey, Caleb Kane)

Wallace High School, Lisburn (Samantha Todd, Emma Turner)

Royal Belfast Academical Institution, Belfast (Andrew Hamill, Jack Owens, Clarke Simpson)

Coleraine Grammar School, Coleraine (Matthew McNeill, Lewis Wright, Peter Cunningham)

Ballymena Academy, Co. Antrim (Jayne Cruikshank, Anna McCaig, Sarah McBride, James Cahoon)

St. Colm’s High School, Draperstown (Michael O’Loan, Mary Jo Rogers, Ethan Hegarty, Aron O’Kane, Dermot Doyle)

Slemish College, Ballymena (Katelyn McConkey, Chloe Houston, Jamie Donaghy, Adam McFall)

St. Patrick’s College, Maghera (Eoghan Birt, Donal McShane, Ben McNally, Aaron Ferris)

St. Ciaran’s College, Ballygawley (Aoife Horisk, Sarah Boyle, Sarah Gallagher)

Fivemiletown College, Co. Tyrone (Mark Hoey, Joshua Cowan, Esther Robinson, Alan Kelly, Megan Roberts)

Rainey Endowed School, Magherafelt (Andrew Stewart, James Campbell, Jake McConnell, Samuel Bruce)

Glastry College, Ballyhalbert, Co. Down (Jonathan Lemon, Charlie Redmond, Joel McKee, Bowen Bailie, Rachel Angus)

Students from St. Ciaran's College, Ballygawlay with representatives from ABP and Angus Producer Group at the semi-final of ABP Angus Youth Challenge in Loughry College.
Students from St. Ciaran’s College, Ballygawlay with representatives from ABP and Angus Producer Group at the semi-final of ABP Angus Youth Challenge in Loughry College.

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08/03/19 McAuley Multimedia REPRO FREE...MEATING THE COMPETITION..Facing down the competition, semi finalists at the ABP Angus Youth Challenge Aoife Horisk, St Ciaran's College Co. Tyrone and Anna McCaig from Ballymena Academy, Two of the 13 schools competing for a place in the final and the chance to win Aberdeen Angus calves and a skills development programme with the meat processor, ABP. Picture Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia
MEATING THE COMPETITION..Facing down the competition, semi finalists at the ABP Angus Youth Challenge Aoife Horisk, St Ciaran’s College Co. Tyrone and Anna McCaig from Ballymena Academy, Two of the 13 schools competing for a place in the final and the chance to win Aberdeen Angus calves and a skills development programme with the meat processor, ABP. Picture Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia