Devon man wins senior YFC member accolade

Paul Glanvill has been named senior member of the year at the National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs (NFYFC) AGM.

The 27-year-old Devon county chairman netted the title, which recognises exceptional involvement in all aspects of the movement, after a rigorous round of private and public interviews.

Paul narrowly beat Gwennan Davies from Llanwenog, Ceredigion, who took second place; while in joint third place was Alice Cook from Leighton Buzzard in Bedfordshire and Kate Wainwright from Ashbourne in Derbyshire.

“You build lifelong friendships in Young Farmers.”
Paul Glanvill

Dairy farmer Paul joined Whimple and Broadclyst Club when he was 19. Since when his time with NFYFC has included involvement with charity events, competitions and even to Hungary on a travel scholarship.

“You build lifelong friendships in Young Farmers,” he said. “Whatever background you’re from, it can offer you something.”

Also making it onto the shortlist for the senior member of the year prize was Toby Lawton from Staffordshire, Lynsey Martin from Kent and Craig Brough from Cumbria.

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