Via Gippsland Times

Sophie Crooke Lay has been named the first Victorian to win Agricultural Shows Australia’s National Rural Ambassador award.

After representing Gippsland for the second time in the Young Rural Ambassador state final at the Royal Melbourne Show last October, Ms Crooke Lay beat eight other finalists to walk away with the gold.

The 25-year-old travelled to South Australia last weekend, and was awarded her new title on Sunday at a presentation dinner at the Royal Adelaide Show. Read the full article here