After receiving the highest number of applications for many years, five finalists have been selected to compete in the Young Achiever 2021 competition in July this year. We are extremely excited to be able to hold the competition again this year, with a COVID-imposed hiatus in 2020.
We would like to extend a well-earned congratulations to our five finalists and encourage you to pass on your well wishes / words of wisdom if you come across them!
This year's finalists are:
Ezra Alexander - Nga Rakau
Oliver Dean - Dean's Nursery
Jacinta Harrop - Striks
Nathan Hewson - Advanced Hort
Danielle McBride - Rural Design
To read our finalists' profiles, head to the Young Achiever website: 2021's Finalists
This group are all very passionate about our industry and dedicated to not only furthering their own careers, but attracting other young people into a career in plant production. This year's competition looks set to be the best yet, and one lucky winner will go on to represent the plant production industry at the Young Horticulturalist of the Year competition in November.
Keep an eye out for details of the competition as the date draws closer, and consider coming along to the Awards Evening to show your support and meet the industry's future leaders.