Showmanship Contest

First place showmanship honors


SHOWMANSHIP OVERVIEW Jennifer Smith, Elysian Fields, Texas, left, claimed first place showmanship honors, winning the prestigious Dean Hurlbut Award, at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. American Angus Auxiliary President Nancy Thelen presented the silver Revere bowl in honor of Dean Hurlbut. The top five winners also received a monetary award from the Ham James Memorial Fund. Photo by American Angus Association.

Second Place Showmanship Honors


Lindsey White, Staunton, Va., right, won second place showmanship honors at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. American Angus Auxiliary President-Elect Michelle Rieff presented the silver Revere bowl. The top five winners also received a monetary award from the Ham James Memorial Fund. Photo by American Angus Association.

Third Place Showmanship Honors


Garrett Knebel, Winamac, Ind., right, won third place showmanship honors at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. American Angus Auxiliary Secretary-Treasurer Kathi Creamer presented the silver Revere bowl. The top five winners also received a monetary award from the Ham James Memorial Fund. Photo by American Angus Association.

Fourth Place Showmanship Honors


Gretchen Frost, Tallula, Ill., right, won fourth place showmanship honors at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. American Angus Auxiliary Advisor Mary Greiman presented the silver Revere bowl. The top five winners also received a monetary award from the Ham James Memorial Fund. Photo by American Angus Association.

Fifth Place Showmanship Honors


Lauren Moss, Lancaster, Ky., right, won fifth place showmanship honors at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. American Angus Auxiliary Past President Sharee Sankey presented the silver Revere bowl. The top five winners also received a monetary award from the Ham James Memorial Fund. Photo by American Angus Association.

Top Five


These young exhibitors claimed top five honors at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. Pictured from left includes Holly Gamble Meier, Clinton, Tenn., judge; Donnie Robertson, Yukon, Okla., judge; Jennifer Smith, Elysian Fields, Texas, first; Lindsey White, Staunton, Va., second; Garrett Knebel, Winamac, Ind., third; Gretchen Frost, Tallula, Ill., fourth; Lauren Moss, Lancaster, Ky., fifth; and Jim Pipkin, Republic, Mo., judge. The top five showmen are named in the final round of the top 15 finalists. Each of the top five finishers received a cash prize from the Ham James Memorial Fund and a silver Revere bowl from the American Angus Auxiliary. Photo by American Angus Association.

Top Fifteen Finalists


These outstanding showmen won top 15 honors at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. Pictured from left includes Lauren Moss, Lancaster, Ky.; Garrett Blanchard, Firebaugh, Calif.; Kourtney Nelson, Crete, Neb.; Austin Perry, Prather, Calif.; Marcie Falleur, Gearhart, Ore.; Jennifer Smith, Elysian Fields, Texas; Kyleigh Santee, Langdon, Kan.; Ericka Waggener, Harrodsburg, Ky.; Lindsey White, Staunton, Va.; Garrett Knebel, Winamac, Ind.; Kylee Carr, Elwood, Ind.; Staci Anderson, Parkston, S.D.; Gretchen Frost, Tallula, Ill.; Ben Warfield, Marriottsville, Md.; and Jessica Willis, Union Bridge, Md. These showmen represented their state in the 42nd annual event, and advanced to the final round, after completing preliminary heats. Each of the finalists received AndisĀ® clippers. Photo by American Angus Association.

Honorable Ment


These exhibitors received honorable mention in the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. Pictured from left includes Sydney Geppert, Mitchell, S.D.; Ryan Hollenberg, Mexico, Mo.; Cameron Clark, Rochelle, Ga.; Kelsi Retallick, Glen Haven, Wis.; and Klaire Jorgensen, Exeter, Neb. Photo by American Angus Association.

Alabama


Caleb Ficken, Huntsville, represented Alabama at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. Forty-six youth from across the country competed for top honors in the 42nd annual event. Photo by American Angus Association.

Arkansas


Andy Boecker, Bentonville, represented Arkansas at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. Forty-six youth from across the country competed for top honors in the 42nd annual event. Photo by American Angus Association.

California


Garrett Blanchard, Firebaugh, left; and Austin Perry, Prather, right, represented California at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. Both showmen advanced to the final round of 15 competitors. Forty-six youth from across the country competed for top honors in the 42nd annual event. Photo by American Angus Association.

Florida


Melissa Miller, Brandon, represented Florida at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. Forty-six youth from across the country competed for top honors in the 42nd annual event. Photo by American Angus Association.

Georgia


Cameron Clark, Rochelle, represented Georgia at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. Forty-six youth from across the country competed for top honors in the 42nd annual event. Photo by American Angus Association.

Iowa


Jordan Paulsrud, Danbury, left; and Wesley Ruby, Greene, right, represented Iowa at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. Forty-six youth from across the country competed for top honors in the 42nd annual event. Photo by American Angus Association.

Illinois


Gretchen Frost, Tallula, left; and Andy Headley, Alma, right, represented Illinois at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. Forty-six youth from across the country competed for top honors in the 42nd annual event. Photo by American Angus Association.

Indiana


Garrett Knebel, Winamac, left; and Kylee Carr, Elwood, right, represented Indiana at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. Both showmen advanced as top 15 finalists. Forty-six youth from across the country competed for top honors in the 42nd annual event. Photo by American Angus Association.

Kansas


Tess Ludwick, Lawrence, left; and Kyleigh Santee, Langdon, right, represented Kansas at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. Forty-six youth from across the country competed for top honors in the 42nd annual event. Photo by American Angus Association.

Kentucky


Lauren Moss, Lancaster, left; and Ericka Waggener, Harrodsburg, right, represented Kentucky at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. Both showmen advanced as top 15 finalists. Forty-six youth from across the country competed for top honors in the 42nd annual event. Photo by American Angus Association.

Maryland


Jessica Willis, Union Bridge, left; and Ben Warfield, Marriottsville, right, represented Maryland at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. Both showmen advanced as top 15 finalists. Forty-six youth from across the country competed for top honors in the 42nd annual event. Photo by American Angus Association.

Maine


Mitchell White, Shapleigh, represented Maine at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. Forty-six youth from across the country competed for top honors in the 42nd annual event. Photo by American Angus Association.

Michigan


Rachael Vaassen, Ann Arbor, left; and Tabitha Grochowalski, Ada, right, represented Michigan at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. Forty-six youth from across the country competed for top honors in the 42nd annual event. Photo by American Angus Association.

Minnesota


Lindsay Waugh, Goodhue, left; and Kari Stai, New London, right, represented Minnesota at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. Forty-six youth from across the country competed for top honors in the 42nd annual event. Photo by American Angus Association.

Missouri


Rachel Bartholomew, Archie, left; and Ryan Hollenberg, Mexico, right, represented Missouri at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. Forty-six youth from across the country competed for top honors in the 42nd annual event. Photo by American Angus Association.

Mississippi


Zachery Brower, Water Valley, left; and Emma Collins, Morton, right, represented Mississippi at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. Forty-six youth from across the country competed for top honors in the 42nd annual event. Photo by American Angus Association.

North Dakota


Lynsey Frey, Granville, represented North Dakota at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. Forty-six youth from across the country competed for top honors in the 42nd annual event. Photo by American Angus Association.

Nebraska


Kourtney Nelson, Crete, left; and Klaire Jorgensen, Exeter, right, represented Nebraska at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. Forty-six youth from across the country competed for top honors in the 42nd annual event. Photo by American Angus Association.

Ohio


Christina Egner, Shelby, left; and Vince Untied, Granville, right, represented Ohio at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. Forty-six youth from across the country competed for top honors in the 42nd annual event. Photo by American Angus Association.

Oklahoma


Kelsey Pfeiffer, left, and Rebecca Park, right, both of Orlando, represented Oklahoma at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. Forty-six youth from across the country competed for top honors in the 42nd annual event. Photo by American Angus Association.

Oregon


Marcie Falleur, Gearhart, represented Oregon at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. She advanced as a top 15 finalist. Forty-six youth from across the country competed for top honors in the 42nd annual event. Photo by American Angus Association.

Pennsylvania


Denton Grim, East Berlin, left; and Cory Thompson, Wellsville, right, represented Pennsylvania at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. Forty-six youth from across the country competed for top honors in the 42nd annual event. Photo by American Angus Association.

South Dakota


Staci Anderson, Parkston, left; and Sydney Geppert, Mitchell, right, represented South Dakota at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. Forty-six youth from across the country competed for top honors in the 42nd annual event. Photo by American Angus Association.

Tennessee


Josh May, Hurricane Mills, left; and Will Mayfield, Pulaski, right, represented Tennessee at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. Forty-six youth from across the country competed for top honors in the 42nd annual event. Photo by American Angus Association.

Texas


Austin John, Schertz, left; and Jennifer Smith, Elysian Fields, right, represented Texas at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. Forty-six youth from across the country competed for top honors in the 42nd annual event. Photo by American Angus Association.

Virginia


Lindsey White, Staunton, left; and Colleen Buckley, Warrenton, right, represented Virginia at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. Forty-six youth from across the country competed for top honors in the 42nd annual event. Photo by American Angus Association.

Wisconsin


Kelsi Retallick, Glen Haven, represented Wisconsin at the 2008 National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest, held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show, July 17-19 in Des Moines, Iowa. Forty-six youth from across the country competed for top honors in the 42nd annual event. Photo by American Angus Association.

 

 

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