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A3O-Lancaster Farming, Saturday, February 19, 1994
Jr. Holstein Members
Co.) The Pennsylvania Junior
Holstein Association held its annu
al convention last week at the
Ramada Inn in Gettysburg and,
despite winter storm warnings,
snow and ice, was well attended.
During the convention a number
of awards and recognitions were
made and competitions held.
In the dairy bowl contest, senior
division a team from Lebanon
County won through a double eli
mination contest besting Cumber
land County. The winning team
was made up of Karen Lentz,
Steve Bollinger, Jen Bashore, and
Winners of awards for milk, fat and protein production by
a 2-year-old Hosttein are, from the left, Shannon Semmel,
Nicholas Hunsberger, Gregory Davis, Christopher Shultz,
Karen Struble, and Matthew Day.
iry bowl winners from Lebanon
County are, from the left, Jeff Hostetter, Karen Lentz, Duane
Molt (coach), Jen Bashore and Steve Bollinger.
In the intermediate division of Distinguished Junior Mem
ber competitions are, from the left seated Adam Dean, win
ner Justin Burdette, winner Angela Werley, and Erica Davis.
Standing from the left is Matthew Day and Dianne Clock.
From the left, production winners with 4-year-old cows
are Jennifer Davis, Stephanie Wagner, Erica Davis, Brad
Walker, Karen Struble, Jeremy Braund, and Jamie Shultz.
Jeff Hostetler. Their coach was
The Cumberland County team
was comprised of Matthew Day,
David Day, Heath Ocker and John
Leib Jr. Their coach was Ann Day.
In the junior division, the win
ners were a team from Berks
County consisting of Jen Neiman,
Mike Neiman, Erica Davis, and
melissa Werley. Their coach was
The second place junior division
team was from Lebanon County
including Kathy Habecker, Justin
Troutman, Todd Getz and Troy
Miller. The coach is Michael
Recongize Outstanding Achievements
From the left, senior division Distinguished Junior Membei
singer, winner Thad Sturgeon, winner Kara Tussey, and Belmer Hitchcock finalist.
Kunkle and Dave Lentz.
Sponsored by Pfizer Inc. Ani
mal Health Division, the winners
were presented with travel bags
and money awards to help with the
cost of attending the national
There were two winners of a
30,000-pound cow award, which
goes to individual members who
have bred and own cows that have
produced at least 30,000 pounds of
milk in one lactation.
The winners were Belmer
Hitchcock, of Russell, in Warren
County, who had two winning
cows, and Erica Davis, of Kutz
lown, Berks County.
Also recognized were junior
members who have bred a cow that
has been evaluated by the Hosltein
Association as Excellent.
Those who bred Excellent cows
were Charann Foster, of Peters
burg, Rachel Tanis, of Centre Hall,
Justin Burdette, of Mercersburg,
Stephanie Wagner, of Myerstown,
and Dianne Clock, of Mifflin.
This year saw the most entries in
the Junior Holstein Production
contest, with 111 entries in the
2-year-old class; 72 in the 3-year
olds; S 3 in the 4-year-olds; and 73
The class winners in milk pro
duction were Christopher Shultz,
2-year-old with 29,759 pounds of
milk, 837 pounds protein; Greta
Braund, 3-year-old with 30,883
pounds of milk, 902 pounds of pro
tein; Jamie Shultz, 4-year-old with
36,637 pounds of milk, 1,088
pounds of protein; and Nichol
Bozlinski, aged cow with 33,309
pounds of milk, 999 pounds of
In the fat production contest,
Matthew Day had the top produc
ing 2-year-old with 1,086 pounds;
Thad Sturgeon had the top 3-year
old with 1,083 pounds; Matthew
Pease had the top 4-year-old with
1,384 pounds, and Aaron Sheeley
had the top 5-year-old with 1,273
pounds of fat.
In the protein production con
test, Nicholas Hunsberger had the
top 2-year-old with 914 pounds;
Matthew Pease had the top 3-year
old with 971 pounds; Jamie Shultz
had the best 4-year-old with 1,088
pounds; and Nichol Bozlinski had
the best aged cow with 999
Junior Progressive Breeders
awards were presented to Stepha
nie Wagner, of Myerstown, Craig
Walton of Carlisle, Belmer Hitch
cock, of Russell, and Amy Pack
ard, of Troy.
The awards are made to those
who have bred five or more regis
tered Holsteins which hav6 been
classified and scored a minimum
Davis, Karen Struble, and Brad Walker.
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From the left, Junior All-Pennsylvania winners seated are
Amanda Cessna, Beth Biy, Amy Packard, Dixie Doll, Eli
zabeth Walton, David Day, and Brian Neely. In the second
row, standing from the left, is Dianne Clock, Jacob Hushon,
Joshua Hushon, Amy Trimmer, Kyle Burdette, Angie
Beshore. From the left, in the second row is Matthew Kline,
Troy Young, Michael Kline, Rachel Tanis, Stephanie Wag
ner, Bryan Hostetter and Justin Burdette.
Recongized for achievement in breeding an Excellent
cow are, from the left, Justin Burdette, Rachel Tanis, Ste
phanie Wagner, and Dianne Clock.
which correlates to age, and have ing and placing each class.
DHIA recorded milk production
above a certain minimum.
Those with less than five ani
mals were also recognized.
The 1993 Junior All- received one Junior All-
Pennsylvania Show awards were Pennsylvania awards and one
also presented during the conven- reserve junior award. There were
tion with IS classes recognized. 35 others who were recognized in
The contest is a picture and placing the contest with 79 entries in all
contest with three judges evaluat-
Elizabeth Walton, of Carlisle,
and Justin Burdette, of Mercers-
burg, each received two awards,
while Danielle Sparling, of Troy,
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