FREDERICK, Md. — Nicole Hood was recently selected as the 2011 National Brown Swiss Youth Ambassador. She was crowned on Friday evening, July 8, at the National Youth Banquet, held in connection with the National Brown Swiss Convention that took place in Frederick, Md. Nicole is the daughter of Scott and Judy Hood of Hoodstead Farm, Middletown, Md.
For this competition, Nicole was interviewed by three judges at the start of the convention. At the Friday morning breakfast, she was asked to introduce herself in front of the crowd and then answer a question which involved her opinion on genomics.
As National Brown Swiss Youth Ambassador, Nicole will attend three national Brown Swiss shows in Harrisburg, Pa., Madison, Wisc., and Louisville, Ky. She will also represent the national youth committee.