Food Awards Day, Loughry Campus, 23 June 2017
DAERA Prize winners Mr Norman Fulton (Deputy Secretary, DAERA) congratulated First Class Honours Degree Food graduates Rebekah Boyd (Richhill), Amy Little (Portadown) and Alice Wilkin (Islandmagee) on being awarded the DAERA Prizes for attaining the highest marks on their courses with Mr Martin McKendry (Director, CAFRE) and Guest Speaker, Mr Declan Billington (Chairman, Northern Ireland Food and Drink Association).
Rachel banks on success BSc (Hons) Degree in Food Business Management graduate Rachel McKinney (Tobermore) was congratulated by Roisin Talbot (acting Course Manager) when she picked up the Ulster Bank Cup and Prize at Loughry’s Award Ceremony.
Local alternative to A-Levels Mid-Ulster graduates, Charlotte McMullan (Coagh), Danita O’Hagan (Maghera), Matthew McIvor (Magherafelt) and Eireann McKee (Draperstown) chose an alternative course to A-Levels when they completed a National Diploma programme in Food at Loughry.
Young Farmers’ Prize Dr Sam Kennedy (Head of Education Service, CAFRE) congratulated Dana Karencko (Dugannon) on being awarded the Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster Prize as part of her studies on the BSc (Hons) Degree in Food Management and Marketing.
Graduate success at Loughry Campus Honours Degree Food graduate Catherine McWhirter (Ahoghill) was congratulated on achieving a First Class Honours Degree in Food Technology by Guest Speaker, Mr Declan Billington (Chairman, Northern Ireland Food and Drink Association). Catherine was also the recipient of the NIFDA Bursary which she was awarded during her studies. Also featured is Mr Martin McKendry (Director, CAFRE).
DAERA Prize winners Foundation Degree Food graduate Patrick Woods (Armagh) and National Diploma in Food graduates Danita O’Hagan (Maghera) and Simon Mitchell (Armagh) were congratulated on being awarded the DAERA Prizes for attaining highest marks on their courses at the Loughry Campus Awards Day Ceremony by Mr Martin McKendry (Director, CAFRE), Mr Norman Fulton (Deputy Secretary, DAERA).
Dillion delights Dunbia Glenn Patterson presented Dillon Taylor (Ballymoney) with the Dunbia Prize for achieving highest marks in meat technology during his studies for a National Diploma in Food Technology.
First Trust Bank Prize for Caitlin Caitlin Bain (Dungannon) was awarded the First Trust Prize by Sheena McFlynn at the Loughry Campus Awards Day. Caitlin received the prize for attaining the highest marks in the Strategic Business Management module during her studies for a BSc (Hons) Degree in Food Management and Marketing.
Degrees on their doorstep Mid-Ulster Honours Degree graduates Rachel McKinney (Tobermore), Lisa Montgomery (Dungannon), Emma Weir (Magherafelt) and Claire Marshall (Moneymore) proved ‘you don’t have to travel far to go far,’ as they set off their careers having graduated from Loughry Campus.
SDT Prize winner Catherine McWhirter (Ahoghill) was awarded the Society of Dairy Technology Prize by Ms Joy Alexander (Head of Food Technology Development) on behalf of the SDT in recognition of work completed on a dairy-related subject.
Dairy UK winner at Loughry National Diploma in Food Technology graduate Danita O’Hagan (Maghera) was presented with the Dairy UK prize for achieving the highest marks in all final year subjects at the Awards Ceremony at Loughry Campus.