Top Harper students awarded scholarships

Poultry processor Moy Park has awarded top-performing Harper Adams students with scholarships as part of the British Poultry Council (BPC) Scholarship scheme.

Connie Reeves from Wellingborough who is currently studying Agriculture with Animal Science at the university will be joining the Moy Park team in Ashbourne, Derbyshire in July 2019 for a one-year paid placement programme as part of the scholarship.

Ifan Huws from Powys, Wales who is completing his fourth year at Harper Adams, was applauded by Moy Park as he received the second payment of his scholarship following the successful completion of his work placement.

The British Poultry Scholarship is awarded by British poultry businesses to outstanding students considering a career in agri-food.

At Moy Park, Connie will gain hands-on experience working across the company, learning about various aspects of food production including flock monitoring, biosecurity procedures and animal welfare.

Congratulating Connie and Ifan, Nicola Hayward, learning and development coordinator, Moy Park said: “At Moy Park, we are committed to nurturing talent and helping develop the future leaders of our agri-food industry and congratulate Ifan on the successful completion of his placement.

“Harper Adams University is renowned for its outstanding teaching practices and for nurturing dedicated and enthusiastic students.

“We are delighted to help complement their work with through the BPC Scholarship programme. We look forward to welcoming Connie to Moy Park this July and offer her our heartfelt congratulations.”