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Medal winning Horticulture students

November 21, 2018

Horticulture students win medals at WorldSkills UK LIVE held at the Birmingham NEC

The APL WorldSkills final took place last week from 15-17 November at WorldSkills UK LIVE held at the Birmingham NEC in front of over 100,000 visitors over the three days. The first of four days was a training and familiarisation day, then the competitors had 16 hours to individually build a garden from scratch designed by head judge and APL General Manager, Phil Tremayne.

This year’s competitors included two Greenmount students Brian Hughes Level 3 Extended Diploma in Horticulture and Reece McKay, Foundation Degree in Horticulture as well as Matthew Wood, Myerscough College, Sam Gordon, The Gardenmakers, Connor Pegler, Warwickshire College and Douglas Beck, Wiltshire College.

Man surrounded by plants while holding a spirit levelReece McKay FdSc in Horticulture won bronze medal for Landscape Gardening at WorldSkills UK LIVE held at the Birmingham NEC