Goshen County’s 4-H meat judging team won reserve champion in October at the American Royal competition in Kansas City, Mo.
Team member Danielle Schainost, president of Goshen Livestockers 4-H Club, and a freshman at Eastern Wyoming College, earned a perfect score on retail identification and was the contest’s overall top individual.
Michael and Mai Lee Olsen coached the four-person team. Other team members are:
· Makenna Greenwald, president of Little Aggies 4-H Club, sophomore at Lingle-Fort Laramie High School.
· Nelson Lewis, vice president of Goshen Livestockers 4-H Club, senior at Southeast High School.
· Skyler Miller, president of Prairie Center 4-H Club, junior at Torrington High School.
Greenwald earned sixth-place overall individual and was champion individual in beef judging.
With a team score of 2,118, team members received various awards including the champion title in beef and total judging. They competed against teams from across the country including those from Colorado, Kansas, North Dakota, Virginia and Texas.
The team advanced to national competition by winning the Wyoming State 4-H Contest in April.
For more information on meats judging or other projects in Goshen County 4-H, contact the Goshen County UW Extension office in Torrington at 307-532-2436.