VICTORIA Lee has been a part of the country show circuit since 2010.
The 19-year-old has prepared and shown horses and cattle for herself as well as for her former school’s Wingham High School and St Clare’s High School.
She has experienced success at shows locally and across the State.
Victoria studies a bachelor of agriculture/business at the University of New England in Armidale.
Her ambition following university is to work in agribusiness for banks or for one of the many Australian primary industry businesses.
Victoria’s extended family come from a mostly agricultural background, including dairy.
She cites her family’s connection to agriculture as the basis for her interest.
On top of working with cattle and eventing horses, Victoria enjoys sewing of all different kinds.
She is mostly interested in old world smocking, and used the technique to create a christening dress for her HSC major work. At high school she also took part in debating.
Victoria is community focused and has played an active role in the Wingham Beef Week committee while also being a competitor. She has been involved in events held by local Rotary clubs such as Rotary Youth in Agriculture (RYAG) Dairy and been an IT assistant for a district launch of their fundraising and events platform.
In the lead up to the Taree Show (October 8 and 9), the Times will profile each entrant.
To Taree Showgirl enter call Val Weller on 6554 1240.