Aviagen Recognises Top Students of Management School

US - On 27 June, Aviagen recognised the top four performing students at the graduation dinner of the 50th Aviagen Production Management School.
calendar icon 30 July 2013
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Kirsty Jensen and Mirko Botasso tied for first place

Ronan Benigno Mamacus in second place

Nick Daunt wins third place

The School is held each year in Huntsville, Alabama. This year top students came from poultry companies in Argentina, Australia, Canada, and the Philippines.

"We would like to congratulate this year’s top students and the entire class for their achievements, dedication, and participation in this special 50th anniversary class," said Mark Wright, director of the Aviagen School. "Aviagen is committed to sharing the latest information and best practices with our global customers to ensure they and the companies they work for get the best performance from our chickens."

The 2013 graduation ceremony held at Burritt on the Mountain, a unique museum of regional history housed atop Monte Sano Mountain in Huntsville, honored students with the top three highest scores. This year four students were recognized:

Kirsty Jensen, breeder husbandry manager, Baiada Poultry, Australia and Mirko Botasso, veterinarian, Frigorifico De Aves Soychu S.A. from Argentina tied for the top honors.

Ronan Benigno Mamacus, technical manager, Breeders & Hatchery with Bounty Fresh Foods, Inc. from the Philippines received second highest honors.

Nick Daunt, broiler breeder technical service, Maple Lodge Farms, Canada received third highest honors.

Aviagen CEO Randall Ennis delivered welcome remarks at this year’s graduating class dinner and ceremony. "The Aviagen School has a strong legacy of preparing the next generation of production managers for future success in the global poultry industry and this group of students is no exception."

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