Youth livestock exhibitors honored at 10th Annual Kentucky Proud Points Luncheon

Posted on Oct 21, 2013
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky’s leading youth livestock exhibitors were honored for their efforts during the 2013 show season at the 10th annual Kentucky Proud Points Luncheon Oct. 19 in Frankfort.

“The lessons you learn showing livestock will translate into being productive citizens as adults,” Agriculture Commissioner James Comer told the exhibitors at the luncheon.

The top Kentucky Proud Points exhibitors in 2013 were:

110 Percent Award – McKalyn Shelton, Carlisle

Senior judging – Taylor Gray, Cadiz

Senior skillathon – Madison Kelly, Hopkinsville

Junior judging – Skylar Simmons, Hopkinsville

Junior skillathon – Skylar Simmons, Hopkinsville

Beef

Overall exhibitor – Laurel Culp, Nicholasville

Showmanship – McKalyn Shelton, Carlisle

Steers – Dalton Anderson, Morning View

Market heifer – Carter Mobley, Manchester

Female – Laurel Culp, Nicholasville

Bull – Josh Jasper, Nicholasville

Cow/calf – Makayla Jeffries, Horse Cave

Breeder – Grand Ole Place Farm, Nicholasville (Ken Culp)

Sheep

Overall exhibitor – T.J. Yazell, Paris

Showmanship – Tamsin Meier, Lexington

Market lamb – Mackenzie Doyle, Maysville

Ram – Morgan Forsee, Owenton

Breeding ewe – Olivia Nichols, Harrodsburg

Commercial ewe – T.J. Yazell, Paris

Breeder – Pleasure Pointe Farm (Yazell family), Paris

Swine

Overall exhibitor – Renee Laurent, Princeton

Showmanship – Ella Fourqurean, Hopkinsville

Market hog – Caitlin Quinn, Maysville

Gilt – Renee Laurent, Princeton

Breeder – Goecke Brothers, Augusta

Goat

Overall exhibitor – Tobee Hagerman, Georgetown

Showmanship – Ashley Smith, Nicholasville

Market goat – Tobee Hagerman, Georgetown

Buck – Jessica Johnson, Parksville

Breeding doe – Jessica Johnson, Parksville

Commercial doe – Tobee Hagerman, Georgetown

Breeder – Show Barn Genetics, Eminence

Dairy

Overall exhibitor – Taylor Graves, Parksville

Showmanship – Kailey Barlow, Scottsville

Dairy cow – Brittany Bennett, Cynthiana

Dairy heifer – Kailey Barlow, Scottsville

Breeder – White Ridge Dairy, White family, Waddy

 

The Kentucky Proud Points Program is sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s Division of Value-Added Animal and Aquaculture Production and the Division of Show and Fair Promotion.

For photos from the luncheon, visit the Facebook pages for the Division of Show and Fair Promotion and the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.

Source: Press release courtesy of Kentucky Department of Agriculture

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