Congratulations to the Iowa State University Dairy Judging Team who took 4th place last weekend at the Southwest Intercollegiate Dairy Cattle Judging Contest held at the Southwestern Exposition & Livestock Show in Fort Worth, Texas in which 15 teams competed. The four team members competing in Fort Worth were: Cassidy Buddenberg of Decorah, IA; Karla Hageman of Decorah, IA; Jennifer Huhe of Cresco, IA and Mariah Schmitt of Fort Atkinson, IA. In the Brown Swiss division Karla Hageman placed 3rd, Mariah Schmitt placed 18th and as a team they placed 4th. In the Holstein Division Mariah Schmitt placed 8th, Cassidy Buddenberg placed 16th, and as a team they placed 3rd. Mariah Schmitt was 17th and as a team they finished 9th in the Jersey Division. In the Reasons division, Karla Hageman was 13th and Mariah Schmitt was 18th and the team finished 6th. Lastly, Karla Hageman rounded out the contest with a 19th place finish overall and Mariah Schmitt was 9th and again, the team was 4th Overall!
In picture from L-R: Coach Christen Burgett, Mariah Schmitt, Karla Hageman, Cassidy Buddenberg and Jennifer Huhe.