Dairy Judging Team takes home 2nd Place

January 22, 2018

Dairy Judging TeamCongratulations to the Iowa State University Dairy Judging Team who took 2nd place overall at the Southwest Intercollegiate Dairy Cattle Judging Contest held at the Southwestern Exposition & Livestock Show in Fort Worth, Texas in which 14 teams competed. The four team members competing in Fort Worth were: Macey Betcher of Plainview, MN; Emily Irwin of Belvidere, IL; Katie Kerndt of Lansing, IA and Mary Scott of Westgate, IA. In the Brown Swiss division Emily was 4 th , Katie was 6 th , Mary was 11 th , Macey was 18 th and as a team they placed 1 st . In the Holstein Division, Emily was 10 th , Mary was 13 th , Katie was 16 th and Macey was 19 th , and as a team they placed 2 nd . Mary was 13 th in Jerseys and as a team they finished 5th in the breed. In the Reasons division, Katie was 10 th , Mary was 14 th , and Emily was 15 th and the team finished 4 th overall in reasons. Lastly, Mary finished the contest in 7 th place overall followed by Katie in 12 th , Emily in 13 th and Macey in 22 nd place overall, thus propelling the team to a 2 nd place overall finish!


In picture from L-R: Coach Christen Burgett, Mary Scott, Katie Kerndt, Emily Irwin, and Macey Betcher.