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PA Jr. Holstein Convention Names Winners

3/23/2013 7:00 AM

ERIE, Pa. — The 2013 Pennsylvania Junior Holstein Convention was held Feb. 1-3 at the Ambassador Center, Erie, Pa.

The three-day annual convention bosts multiple contests for youth to compete in, ending in an awards breakfast highlight contest winners.

At that breakfast, the PAL Award was given to Eileen Schuler, Fleetwood, Pa. The award recognizes an adult leader, parent or friend who is always there for the youth program.

One of the most competitive contests is Dairy Bowl, featuring three divisions with head-to-head, double elimination matches.

In the senior division of Dairy Bowl, the team from Northumberland and Montour counties won the title. Team members included Mary Beth Hannon, Laura Holtzinger, Carrie Shuman and Daniel Kitchen.

In the junior division, the team from Blair County consisting of Vincent Good, Caleb McGee, Clara Good and Jenna Metzler won the contest.

Finalists in the junior division of the Distinguished Junior Member contest were Vincent Good, Blair County; Tabitha Hauck, Snyder County; Olivia Lesher, Berks County, winner; and Elizabeth Stoltzfus, Somerset County, winner.

Distinguised Junior Member finalists in the intermediate division were, Callie Curley; Elizabeth Acel, winner; Hannah Riser, winner; Taylor Pool, Kyle Ryman, and Kassidy Ryman.

Finalists in the senior division of the Distinguished Junior Member contest were Quinn Cashell, Franklin County; Isaac Haagen, Centre County; Caitlyn Pool, Berks County; Rebecca Shaw, Blair County; and Derek Wasson, Centre County.

The winners were Isaac Haagen, son of Steve and Sandy Haagen, Howard; and Rebecca Shaw, daughter of Steve and Karyn Shaw, Williamsburg. These two young people will represent Pennsylvania in the National Distinguished Junior Member Contest to be held in July at the National Holstein Convention in Indiana.

Junior members receiving recogniciation for owning a cow that produced 30,000 pounds of milk in one lactation were, Jocelyn Riser, Adams County; Cody Miller, Berks County; Jessica Nolt, Bradford County; Isaac Haagen, Centre County; Zach Klinger, Columbia County; Mitchell Musser, Huntingdon County; Amber Pownall, Lancaster County; Katie Osborne, Perry County; and Ashley Stoltzfus, Somerset County.

Junior members receiving recigination for owning a cow that has produced over 200,000 pounds of milk in her lifetime are Cody Miller, Berks County; Zachary Stump, Berks County; Austin Acel, Crawford County; and Andy Pownall, Lancaster County.

Junior members reciving recoginiation for owning a cow that has produced over 150,000 pounds of milk in her lifetime are Tyler Sattazahn, Berks County; Quinn Cashell, Franklin County; Rebecca Davis, Huntingdon County; Katie Osborne, Perry County; and Ashley Stoltzfus, Somerset County.

Junior members who are the owners and breeders of an excellent cow are Jocelyn Riser, Adams County; Corbin Wood, Adams County; Emily Shaw, Blair County; Rebecca Shaw, Blair County; Zach Klinger, Columbia County; Charlotte Simpson, Huntingdon County; Samantha George, Mercer County; Matthew Hauck, Snyder County; and Aaron Doll, York County.

Junior members who own multiple cows classified as multiple “E” Excellent are Rose Morian, Crawford County; Jordan London, Jefferson County, and Sam McWilliams, Somerset County.

Ashley Stoltzfus, Somerset County, was recgonized as a Junior Progressive Breeder. Additional winners with one star were Rachel Ulrich, Adams County; Ashley Mohn, Berks County; Morgan Stump, Berks County; Tiara Alspaugh, Berks County; Zach Klinger, Columbia/Luzerne counties; Laura Holtzinger, Northumberland/Montour counties; and Benjamin Doll, York County. Winners with two stars were Samantha George, Mercer County; and Aaron Doll, York County. Winners with three stars were Kayci Johns, Berks County; Rose Morian, Crawford County; and Matthew Hauck, Snyder County. Additional winners were Jocelyn Riser, Adams County, seven stars; Jordan London, Jefferson County, nine stars; and Katie Osborne, Perry County, 15 stars.

New in 2013 was the On the Street Interview contest, designed to allow members to develop skills that they can use when approached by visitors or media. The contestants were asked a question in media fashion and they had up to one minute to answer the question on camera. The contestants were judged on clarity of their answer, knowledge of the subject and poise in front of the camera. The winner of the junior division was Ayla Blatt, Berks County. The winner of the senior division was Logan Karchner, Columbia/Luzerne counties.

The folding display catagory was divided into two catagories — scientific and creative. With the scientific catagroy, winners in the junior division were Jordan Anderson, Centre County, first; Tabitha Hauck, Snyder County, second; and Charles Sebright, Adams County, third. In the scientific catagory, intermediate division, winners were, Elizabeth Acel, Crawford County, first; Taylor Pool, Berks County, second; and Katie Osborne, Perry County, third.

Within the creative division, winners in the junior division were G.W. Sebright, Adams County, first; Ellie Widerman, Adams County, second; and Katelyn Taylor, Lycoming County, third. In the creative catagory, intermediate division, winners were Daniel Kitchen, Northumberland/Montour counties, first; and Coy Campbell, Dauphin County, second. In the creative catagory, senior division, winners were Lauren Nell, Adams County, first; Jacob Shaffer, Snyder County, second; and Ashley Mohn, Berks County, third.

The winning displays in each catagory will be sent on to the national convention for competition in the National Folding Display Contest.

Btooke Carey, Crawford County, exhibited the winning entry in the art contest.

In the junior division of the essay contest, first place went to Kristin Johns, Berks County; second to Vincent Good, Blair County; and third to Madison Weaver, Lancaster County.

In the intermediate division of the essay contest, winners were Jacob Shaffer, Snyder County, first; Callie Curley, Susquehanna County, second; and Nicole Guise, York County, third.

In the senior division of the essay contset, winners were Ashley Mohn, Berks County, first; Laura Holtzinger, Northumberland/Montour counties, second; and Lauren Nell, Adams County, third.

Winners in the photo contest were Madison Weaver, Berks County, in the “people” category; Jacob Shaffer, Snyder County, in the “animal” category; and Caitlyn Pool, Berks County, in the “landscape/scenery” category.

In the junior divison of the prepared public speech contest, first place went to Caleb McGee, Blair County; second to Jenna Metzler, Blair County; and third to Olivia Lesher, Berks County.

In the intermediate division of the prepared public speech contest, first went to Jacob Shaffer, Snyder County; second to Heather Wasson, Centre County; and third to Callie Curley, Susquehanna County.

In the senior division of the prepared public speech catagory, first place went to Jaylene Lesher, Berks County; second to Michelle Hartzell, Butler County; and third to Maria Jo Noble, Bradford County.

A list of the Junior All-Pennsylvania winners follows:

Spring Calf

Jr. All-Pa.: Plum Line Sanchez Kellie, Patrick Carey, Titusville ;

Res. Jr. All-Pa.: Penn Gate Asteroid Fizzy, Corbin Wood, Littlestown;

Hon. Mention: Plum Line Sid Lettie, Brooke Carey, Titusville .

Winter Calf

Jr. All-Pa.: Penn Gate Dundee Fiat, Corbin Wood, Littlestown;

Res. Jr. All-Pa.: Heart & Soul Dundee Rhythm-Et, Laura Lesher, Bernville;

Hon. Mention: Heart & Soul Dundee Rhyme-Et, Matthew Boop, Millmont.

Fall Calf

Jr. All-Pa.: Windy Knoll View Rizzo-Red, Matthew Boop, Millmont;

Res. Jr. All-Pa.: Dunns Pride Fver Cadence-Et, James Dunn, New Ringgold;

Hon. Mention: Big Guns Atlas Beyond-Et, Rachel Foster, Petersburg.

Summer Yearling

Jr. All-Pa.: St. Jacob Stormatic Angel-Et, James Dunn, New Ringgold;

Res. Jr. All-Pa.: Red Springs Atwood Jordyn, Justin Kennedy, New Castle;

Hon. Mention: Lake Effect Sanchez Peggy, Daniel Benedict, Waynesboro.

Spring Yearling

Jr. All-Pa.: Heart & Soul CS Roxanne-Et, Matthew Boop, Millmont;

Res. Jr. All-Pa.: Hillmont Sanchez Marie-Et, Justin Kennedy, New Castle;

Hon. Mention: Buzzy Bee Chez Shamrock, Brianna Balmer, Lebanon.

Winter Yearling

Jr. All-Pa.: J&K Vue Atwoods Greatest-Et, Douglas Boop, Millmont;

Res. Jr. All-Pa.: Merrillea Beauty Marq, Emily Shaw, Williamsburg;

Hon. Mention: McWilliams Amazing, Sam McWilliams, Somerset.

Fall Yearling

Jr. All-Pa.: Penn Gra Dollman Autumn, Courtney Campbell, Gratz;

Res. Jr. All-Pa.: Twinholm Shottle Mira-Et, Laura Lesher, Bernville;

Hon. Mention: Quiet Man Alexander 2309-Et, Spencer Weimer, Emlenton.

Fall Yearling in Milk

Jr. All-Pa.: Heart & Soul SS Rosette-Et, Matthew Boop, Millmont;

Res. Jr. All-Pa.: Greenlea Ad Lin-Red-Et, Spencer Weimer, Emlenton;

Hon. Mention: Luddy Damion Lizzy-Et, Kyle Shuey, Lebanon.

Junior 2-Year Old

Jr. All-Pa.: Plum Line Aspen Karamel, Patrick Carey, Titusville;

Res. Jr. All-Pa.: Keystone Shottle Valerie, Tim Seipt, Easton;

Hon. Mention: Pennwood Gldwyn Rockette-Et, Collin Stoltzfus, Berlin.

Senior 2-Year Old

Jr. All-Pa.: Kirbyville Goldwyn Sass-Et, Andrew Younker, Fleetwood;

Res. Jr. All-Pa.: Solid Gold Alaska-Et, Spencer Weimer, Emlenton;

Hon. Mention: Sam Sim Sanchez Pacifica, Katie Donmoyer, Annville.

Junior 3-Year Old

Jr. All-Pa.: Arethusa Goldwyn Varina, Jordan Zimmerman, East Earl;

Res. Jr. All-Pa.: Riser 4 Apple Blossom 4501, Jocelyn Riser, Gettysburg;

Hon. Mention: Pennwood Dundee Delilahi, Ashley Stoltzfus, Berlin.

Senior 3-Year Old

Jr. All-Pa.: Dunns Pride Aspen Ciaro-Et, James Dunn, New Ringgold;

Res. Jr. All-Pa.: Fran Kee Josh Micky, Shane Cook, Fombell;

Hon. Mention: Jericho Dairy AD Barley-Red, Destinee Jonas, Lake Como.

Four Year Old

Jr. All-Pa.: Rolling Spring G Ecentric-Et, Morgan Gooch, East Earl;

Res. Jr. All-Pa.: Hillmont Adolph Nova-Et, Coy Campbell, Gratz;

Hon. Mention: Pennwood KM Durham Kalahari, Ashley Stoltzfus, Berlin.

Five Year Old

Jr. All-Pa.: Linden Loch Damion Delila, Douglas Boop, Millmont;

Jr. All-Pa.: Shady Rowe Dundee Daphne, Coy Campbell, Gratz;

Res. Jr. All-Pa.: Jericho Dairy Dundee Berke, Destinee Jonas, Lake Como;

Hon. Mention: MD Maple Lawn Damion Pro-Et, Andrew Younker, Fleetwood;

Hon. Mention: Two Top Rubens Angelica, Katelyn Carey, Titusville.

6 Years and Over

Jr. All-Pa.: Sha Vic Ta Perfect, Jade Georgetti, Avella;

Res. Jr. All-Pa.: Heart & Soul Reggie Regina-Et, Douglas Boop, Millmont;

Res. Jr. All-Pa.: Plum Line Gibson Krackle, Patrick Carey, Titusville;

Hon. Mention: Braveheart Thunderstorm Ellis, Dominique Jonas, Lake Como;

Hon. Mention: Look Out Mr Sam Flo, Sam McWilliams, Somerset.

125,000 pound Cow

Jr. All-Pa.: Heart & Soul Reggie Regina-ET, Douglas Boop, Millmont;

Res. Jr. All-Pa.: Dunns Pride Roy Chasity-ET, James Dunn, New Ringgold.


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