Keith F R Morton Beehive Kiln Trophy

International Clay Technology Association
6 Oct 2018

Nominations are invited for the Keith FR Morton Beehive Kiln Trophy recognising achievements in clay technology courses.

The trophy is awarded on the basis of exceptional personal effort in Education and Training achievement.

Keith Morton was a prominent member of the Heavy Clay Industry for over 36 years, with his last role in the Industry as Operations Director of Ibstock Brick. Keith lost his fight with cancer in 2018.

In 2011 Keith was awarded the Beehive Kiln Trophy in recognition of his service to the ICT, ICTa and the UK Clay Industry’s Education and Training efforts as an ICT National Officer, Deputy Chair, National Chair and then President in 1997. He and his wife Moyra agreed to donate this Trophy to the ICT Education and Training Trust.

The Beehive Kiln Trophy was created at Redbank, Measham in 2011, now part of Forterra.

Keith recognised that the UK Clay Industry is fortunate to be populated by many dedicated men and women whose commitment and contribution to a demanding industry is often extraordinary. He wanted the Award to be given to an individual who has striven to learn and improve their knowledge, whilst working in a demanding industry, who best exemplified exceptional Education and Training achievements in Clay Technology.

The Award will recognise achievements in the following courses:

• An introduction to Clay Technology Level 2

• ClayTechnology Level 3

• University Diploma in Clay Studies

• FdSc ClayTechnology

• Higher Apprenticeship – Mineral ProductsTechnology

• BSc (Hons) Minerals Management (Top-Up)

The Award will be held by the recipient for one year.

Download the nomination form below.

Deadline for nominations is Monday 22 October 2018.

Documents for download: 
PDF icon Keith Morton Award Form.pdf1.92 MB