Nominations are open for the 2019 Norman Lethbridge Award

October 21, 2019 9:38 am

The Norman Lethbridge Committee invites you to nominate one pupil from your school for the above perpetual award.

This is the eighteenth year of the award that is named in memory of past NSW State Committee secretary and well known stock and station agent -Norman Lethbridge.

The requirement for nomination is a student or a cadet, male or female over 16 and  under 25 years of age, who is studying an agriculture subject/s, livestock auctioneering or stock & station agency.  The applicant must reside in Sydney or within 200 kilometres of Sydney.

The committee will not necessarily be looking for the most academic student or cadet but rather a person who shows their support to agriculture, someone who volunteers their services, who assists his or her peers and who is respected by them, “a good all rounder”. In effect the committee will require the student or cadet to be someone who with guidance would live up to Norman Lethbridge’s esteemed character.

The winner will receive a cash prize, complimentary junior membership to Angus Society of Australia, the Norman Lethbridge Trophy, a scholarship to the three  day Beef Assessment School at Tocal and a Certificate of Achievement. The presentation will be made during the Angus judging at the Sydney 2020 Royal Easter Show. The award is sponsored by Booroomooka Angus Stud, Bingara & Forres Angus Stud, Dungog. Total prizemoney has now been increased to $5,500.00

Schools / businesses  who nominated previous successful applicants are: Bede Polding  College, Chevalier, Colo High, Caroline Chisholm College, Elders, Gosford High, Knox,  Lisarow High, Marian College, Northholm Grammar, Picton High, Richmond High, Richmond Tafe, The Scots School, St. Catherines College, Singleton, Tocal Ag. and Tuggerah Lakes College.

The committee seeks your support in nominating a student that fits the above criteria.  Please forward to 4 Longford St, Roseville NSW 2069, no later than 22nd November 2019 your nomination & candidate’s resume, date of birth and contact details.  If you have any questions in regard to the award, please do not hesitate to contact Richard Buck on mobile 0417077387or email




Feature Image: The 2018 Norman Lethbridge award winners at the Sydney Royal Easter Show.  Image from Emily H Photography