National Classics

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Event photos  


Real-world genetics and youth development meet at Simmental’s premier junior show.
More than a stock show, the recent American Junior Simmental Association (AJSA) National Classic is about building the future of the agriculture industry – all the while furthering demand for the Simmental breed.
AJSA Board of Trustees 2019-2020

North Central Region: Martha Moenning- MN and  Clay Sundberg- IL (President)

South Central Region: Kennedy Early- MO and Teegan Mackey- TX

Eastern Region:  MS Luke Harker- IN and  Cara Smith- NC

Western Region: Sydney Schwenk- OR

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The 2019 Merit Award Winners 
Gold Merit Scholarship Winners:

Ethan Sylvester, Wamego, Kansas; Cody Long, Creston, Iowa; Kaitlin Houck, Americus, Kansas; Bennett Walther, Centerville, Indiana; Cole Liggett, Dennison, Ohio

 Left to right: Lori Eberspacher, Mark Smith, Tonya Phillips, Emily Brinkman, Holi Hatmaker, Bennett Walther, Kaitlin Houck, Cole Liggett, Scott Cowger, and Greg Burden
Silver Merit Scholarship Winners:
Tyler Diffey, Lexington, MS; Kennedy Early, Leeton, MO; Cody Eberhardt, Wheatland, CA; Lauren Glick, La Prairie, IL; Luke Harker, Hope, IN; Luke Herr, Arcadia, IN; Shaylee Ison, Atlanta, IN; Whitney Olsen, Alexandria, MN; Paige Peine, Hastings, MN; Cara Smith, Pleasant Garden, NC; 
Clay Sundberg, Arlington, IL.
Left to right: Left to right: Lori Eberspacher, Mark Smith, Tonya Phillips, Emily Brinkman, Holi Hatmaker, Clay Sunberg, Cara Smith, Kennedy Early, Lauren Glick, Tyler  Diffrey, Luke Harker, Scott Cowger, and Greg Burden


The AJSA is dedicated to providing its members with every opportunity to succeed. In doing so we would like to make all members aware of the various industry awards offered to agriculturally minded youth all around the country.

Merit Awards, Peter Courtney Memorial & Industry Awards