Kyra Meyer, Jillian Frye earn NJAA medals
November 10, 2015
Jillian Frye, Three Forks, Mont., has earned the National Junior Angus Association's (NJAA) Bronze and Silver awards, according to Jaclyn Clark, education and events director of the American Angus Association® in Saint Joseph, Mo.
The 15-year-old daughter of Ron and Lanette Frye attends Manhattan Christian School and is a member of the NJAA, Montana Junior Angus Association, where she served on the board of directors and as royalty, and the South Montana Angus Association.
She has participated in local, state, regional and national shows and showmanship contests. At the National Junior Angus Show (NJAS), Jillian participated in the writing and livestock judging contests.
She has submitted weight data to the Angus Herd Improvement Records (AHIR®).
Kyra Meyer, Blue Hill, Neb., has earned the National Junior Angus Association's (NJAA) Bronze and Silver awards, according to Jaclyn Clark, education and events director of the American Angus Association® in Saint Joseph, Mo.
The 13-year-old daughter of Brandon and Kami Meyer attends Blue Hill Schools and is a member of the NJAA and the Nebraska Junior Angus Association where she serves on the fundraising committee.
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She has participated in state and national shows and showmanship contests. At the National Junior Angus Show (NJAS), Kyra participated in quiz bowl, team sales and photography contests and the All-American Certified Angus Beef® Cook-Off.
She has consigned cattle in the 4M Angus/Burken Cattle Co. Bull Sale and is actively involved with her local 4-H and FFA chapter.
The Bronze and Silver awards are the first two levels of the NJAA Recognition Program that began in 1972. Junior Angus breeders must apply for the awards, then meet point requirements in many areas of participation before receiving the honors. Applicants are evaluated in areas of junior Angus association activities and leadership, participation in showmanship, contests and shows, using performance testing to improve their herd and their progress in producing and merchandising Angus cattle.
–American Angus Association