Competitions

 

Livestock Scholarships

 

Twenty-seven North Carolina students have been awarded 2016 N.C. State Fair Youth Livestock Scholarships.

The scholarships are designed for high school seniors and students currently enrolled in an institute of higher education who have participated in the junior livestock or market turkey shows at the N.C. State Fair. The scholarships were funded by sponsors of the annual N.C. State Fair Junior Livestock Sale of Champions. The number of scholarships awarded each year is based on qualified applicants and funds available from the previous year’s Sale of Champions. Because of strong support of the 2015 Sale, twenty-seven scholarships valued at $2,000 each were awarded this year.

 

Check back in January 2017 to apply for a 2017 N.C. State Fair Youth Livestock Scholarship.

 

2016 Winners:

Buncombe

  • Dylan Keith Kiser, Alexander, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
  • Tucker Worley, Leicester, Haywood Community College

Chatham

  • Kaylyn Groce, Siler City, Oklahoma State University
  • Sarah Thomas, Snow Camp, N.C. State University

Davidson

  • Abigail Fulton, Lexington, Appalachian State University
  • Tristen Fulton, Lexington, Iowa State University
  • Kylie Ward, Lexington, University of Mount Olive

Forsyth

  • Melanie Fishel, Kernersville, N.C. State University

Franklin

  • Joey Moore, Youngsville, Vance-Granville Community College

Harnett

  • Mason Blinson, Buies Creek, Oklahoma State University

Johnston

  • Macy Massengill, Princeton, N.C. State University
  • Haley Stevens, Selma, Johnston Community College
  • Skyler M. Tyndall, Selma, N.C. State University

Nash

  • Taylor Joyner, Nashville, N.C. State University
  • Logan Tyson, Nashville, N.C. State University

Pitt

  • Justin Lawrence, Winterville, N.C. State University

Randolph

  • Evan Gunter, Asheboro, Randolph Community College

Rutherford

  • Brooklyn Murray, Bostic, Isothermal Community College

Stanly

  • LeAnn Harward, Richfield, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Stokes

  • Brandon Hartman, Walnut Cove, N.C. State University

Wake

  • Emma See, Raleigh, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Garrett See, Raleigh, N.C. State University

Wayne

  • Alec Linton, Mount Olive, University of Mount Olive

Wilson

  • Kelsey Bentley, Kenly, N.C. State University
  • Sam Brake, Lucama, Connors State College
  • Liz-Anne Earle, Johnston Community College
  • Tyler Sharp, Sims, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

For more information on how individuals and organizations can support the 2016 Junior Livestock Sale of Champions or the scholarship program, contact Neil Bowman, director of N.C. State Fair livestock shows, at neil.bowman@ncagr.gov or 919-270-7094; or Angie Crone, sponsorship director, at angie.crone@ncagr.gov or 919-839-4514.

 

IHI

$750 Edward "Ruby" Morris Scholarship awarded to:
Grand Champion Commercial Doe Meat Goats
2015 Winner: Joel Dahms - Bahama, NC

$750 Edward "Ruby" Morris Scholarship awarded to:
Grand Champion Junior Breeding Gilt
2015 Winner: Zadock Jennings - Kenly, NC

Sponsored by International Housewares, Inc.
Demonstrations in the Commercial Building throughout the Fair


RKC

$1,000 Raleigh Kennel Club Scholarship awarded to:
Best in Show Rabbits
2015 Winner: Caitlin Lee - Apex, NC
Sponsored by Raleigh Kennel Club
Dedicated to the betterment of and creating interest in purebred dogs


Southern Show

$1,000 Southern Farm Show Scholarship awarded to:
N.C. Born & Bred Ewe Meat Breeds
2015 Winner: Caley Mayo - Whitakers, NC

 

Sponsored by Southern Fam Show
Held annually in early February at the N.C. State Fairgrounds


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KitchenCraft

$1,000 Kitchen Craft Scholarship awarded to:
Grand Champion Jr. Beef Commercial Heifer
2015 Winner: Jacob Burleson- Weaverville, NC  

 

$500 Kitchen Craft Scholarship awarded to:
Reserve Champion Jr. Beef Commercial Heifer
2015 Winner: Shane Kendall- Magnolia, NC

 

$1,000 Kitchen Craft Scholarship awarded to:
Youth Dairy Goat Best in Show
2015 Winner: Morgan Owen - Marshall, NC

 

$500 Kitchen Craft Scholarship awarded to:
Grand Champion Jr. Dairy Heifer Holstein
2015 Winner: Michael McSwain - Lawndale, NC

 

$500 Kitchen Craft Scholarship awarded to:
Grand Champion Jr. Dairy Heifer Jersey
2015 Winner: Ryan A. Menius - Woodleaf, NC

 

$500 Kitchen Craft Scholarship awarded to:
Grand Champion Jr. Dairy Heifer Brown Swiss
2015 Winner: Evan Gunter - Asheboro, NC

 

$500 Kitchen Craft Scholarship awarded to:
Grand Champion Jr. Dairy Heifer Guernsey
2015 Winner: Meghan G. Teague- Snow Camp, NC

 

$500 Kitchen Craft Scholarship awarded to:
Grand Champion Jr. Dairy Heifer Ayrshire
2015 Winner: Salem Ward - Lexington, NC

 

Sponsored by Kitchen Craft Cookware
Demonstrations in the Commercial Building and near Gate 1 throughout the Fair