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Three gamekeeping students were awarded prizes at Wiltshire College Lackham’s awards ceremony, Celebration of Success.

William Creamer was Beat Captain of the Year, and is to study for a BSc in rural land management at the Royal Agricultural University.

Samuel Butcher won the Bright Seeds Game Management Student of the Year and will be taking a gap year to work in deer management before starting a degree in wildlife management at Lackham.

Kieran Hale was awarded Gamekeeper of the Season and has moved to New Zealand to take up a gamekeeping post.

Liam Stokes, the curriculum manager for countryside management at Lackham, said: “Though we were sad to see such superb students leave, we are extremely proud of all their accomplishments and we wish them the very best in the future.”

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