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Pete Wells Wins 2018 Arboricultural Association Award

Last Updated:  25/10/2018
AA Awards 2018
Pete Wells

Congratulation to Pete Wells, a deserved winner of the 2018 Arboricultural Association Award for Continued Contribution to Arboriculture. Pete was unable to attend the Awards Ceremony on Tuesday but Mark Chester and Keith Sacre gave a fitting tribute to the career of the Barcham Trees founder.

Marc Chester accepts award on behalf of Pete Wells

Mark Chester delivers his tribute to the career of Pete Wells

Keith Sacre and Mark Chester accepting award on behalf of Pete Wells

Keith Sacre and Mark Chester accept the Award on Pete’s behalf

Best 2016 Student: ABC Awards level 4 Diploma in Arboriculture

Michelle Ryan accepts award for the Student Level 4 Award

Michelle Ryan accepts the Level 4 award on behalf of Scarlett English

The Winner of ‘Best 2016 Student: ABC Awards level 4 Diploma in Arboriculture’ was Scarlett English. Unfortunately, Scarlett was unable to attend the Awards evening, but particularly wanted to thank Lisa Sanderson at the Training Tree for her fantastic support. Michelle Ryan accepted the award on Scarlett’s behalf from Dave Dowson of Tree Life Training.

Best 2016-17 Student Award: ABC Awards Level 6 Diploma in Arboriculture

Shaun Phillips of Lockhart Garratt and Royal Forestry Society Project Officer Adam Todd presented the ‘Best 2016-17 Student Award: ABC Awards Level 6 Diploma in Arboriculture’ award to Sebastian Macleod. Sebastian was thrilled to win the award and gave a heartfelt acceptance speech.

Sebastian Macleod accepts the Level 6 award from Shaun Phillips and Adam Todd

Sebastian Macleod accepts the Level 6 award from Shaun Phillips and Adam Todd

Becki Gawthorpe with Best Exhibitor Award

Becki Gawthorpe and Mike Ndeze

Best Conference Exhibitor

Over 300 guests attended the Awards Ceremony, which began with the award for Best Conference Exhibitor being presented to Becki Gawthorpe and Mike Ndeze from the Forestry Commission by AA President Henry Girling.

The 2018 Arboricultural Association Awards Dinner raised money for two chosen charities: Fund4Trees and TreeAid. Thanks to everyone who donated and also to DeepRoot Urban Solutions for sponsoring the 2018 Arboricultural Association Awards.