Champions named, scholarships awarded at Kansas Junior Livestock Show
Submitted by Scarlett Hagins
Winning exhibitors at the 85th Kansas Junior Livestock Show (KJLS) earned cash premiums for their livestock, while others were presented scholarships for excelling academically, in community service and in 4-H/FFA. The largest youth livestock show in the state, held Sept. 29 through Oct. 1 in Hutchinson, featured 702 youth from 92 counties showing 1,480 head of livestock.
Winners from Nemaha County were as follows:
Addie Haverkamp of Bern, fifth in class 7 Angus breeding heifer; Dane Haverkamp of Bern, sixth in class 6 Angus breeding heifer; Sullivan Haverkamp of Bern, seventh in Class 5 Angus breeding heifer; and Karrie Van Winkle of Corning, second in class 12 Blackface market lamb, third in class 4 commercial ewe lamb, sixth in class 4 commercial doe kid, eighth in class 9 Blackface market lamb, ninth in class 8 Commercial Doe Kid and reserve grand champion breeding ewe.
Winners from Brown County were as follows: Aden Grathwohl of Hiawatha, reserve champion shorthorn breeding heifer; and Jake Rieger of Powhattan, third in class 15 crossbred market steer and fifth in class 3 shorthorn market steer.