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A Spilsby woman has won a nationwide animal health industry award.
Alison Holloway, from the Fenwold Veterinary Practice on Boston Road, won the Harper Adams Mastermind Award at the 2013 Over the Counter Awards at the London Marriott County Hall on Wednesday.
The awards showcases a Suitably Qualified Person (SQP) or store manager in companies from the animal health sector who go that extra mile for their customers and act as ambassadors for the industry.
The award is a Mastermind-style competition that seeks to find an individual who is on another level in terms of their depth of knowledge on disease management, animal health, and the farming and food industry.
Alison, from Spilsby, said: “I’m very excited. It’s quite humbling as I know the standard across the country is tremendously high.
There are an awful lot of people out there doing a great job so I am pleased to have got recognition with this award for doing what I do.Alison Holloway
“There are an awful lot of people out there doing a great job so I am pleased to have got recognition with this award for doing what I do.”
Carwyn Ellis, Head of the Animal Production, Welfare and Veterinary Sciences Department at Harper Adams, who presented the award to Alison, said: “Harper Adams are pleased to sponsor this important award.
“We are impressed again this year with the quality of the applicants. All of the applicants are worthy of recognition and reflected well the knowledge base of SQPs.”