Georgia Angus Association

Bringing Georgia Angus Breeders Together
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2681 Gum Springs
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Jefferson, GA 30549.
(770) 307-7178

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2011

2011 LEAD
2011 NJAS
2011 Georgia Angus Ass'n Annual Meeting & Banquet
2011 Georgia National Junior Livestock Show & Rodeo's Angus Show
2011 Southern National Junior Angus Show
2011 Southern National Angus Show


2011 LEAD (Leaders Engaged in Angus Development) Conference, St. Louis, Mo.


These junior members represented Georgia at the 2011 LEAD (Leaders Engaged in Angus Development) Conference, Aug. 4-7 in St. Louis, Mo. Pictured front row from left are Abbey Gretsch, Crawford; Samantha Allen, Talmo; and Lakyn Davis, Doerun. Back row from left are Taylor Gazda, Athens; Clay Williams, Bishop; and Katherine Throne, Lexington. A total of 144 youth and advisors from 33 states and Canada attended the conference, "Meat Me in St. Louie," where they enhance leadership and interpersonal skills while learning more about the beef industry. Photo by Crystal Young, American Angus Association.

2011 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS)


Outstanding Leadership Award
Katie Gazda, Athens, Ga., won the National Junior Angus Association (NJAA) Outstanding Leadership Award at the 2011 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) Awards Ceremony, sponsored in part by Sure Champ by Biozyme Inc., July 15 in Harrisburg, Pa. She will be presented with the Barbara Smalstig Leadership Award at the American Angus Association Annual Banquet this November in Louisville, Ky.


Angus Foundation scholarships - $3,000
These junior Angus members each received a $3,000 scholarship at the 2011 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) Awards Ceremony, sponsored in part by Sure Champ by Biozyme Inc., July 15 in Harrisburg, Pa. Pictured front row from left are Blake Boyd, Mayslick, Ky.; Shane Kerner, Weiser, Idaho; Kate Livingston, Dover, Pa.; Hannah Grim, East Berlin, Pa.; Lauren Barker, Monticello, Iowa; Brooke Harward, Richfield, N.C.; Kathryn Coon, Bethel, Mo.; and Taylor Gazda, Athens, Ga. Back row from left are Phil Trowbridge, American Angus Association treasurer, presenter; Allison Dubs, Billings, Mont.; Daniel McFarland, Keithville, La.; Jessica Radcliffe, Weston, Wis.; Austin Thummel, Sheridan, Mo.; Lauren Adcock, Moweaqua, Ill.; Brazos Williams, Memphis, Texas; and Milford Jenkins, American Angus Foundation president, presenter. Since 1998, scholarships administered by the Angus Foundation have totaled more than $1.3 million. Photo by Crystal Young, American Angus Association.


Gold Award Recipients
These young members in their final year of the National Junior Angus Association activities earned their Gold Award at the 2011 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) Awards Ceremony, sponsored in part by Sure Champ by Biozyme Inc., July 15 in Harrisburg, Pa. Pictured front row from left are Bailey Harsh, Radnor, Ohio; Robert Velisek, Gaithersburg, Md.; Gabrielle Glenister, Pulaski, N.Y.; Bethaney Enos, Cambridge, Ohio; Hannah Barton, Dutton, Ala.; Dereck Washam, Pierce City, Mo.; and Katie Gazda, Athens, Ga. Back row from left are Lindsey Grimes, Hillsboro, Ohio; Christina Ritter, Laytonsville, Md.; Josh May, Hurricane Mills, Tenn.; Joseph Jackson, Salvisa, Ky.; Megan Ahearn, Wills Point, Texas; Shane Clary, Brodnax, Va.; Kaley Bockhop, Belmont, Wis.; and Sally Yon, Ridge Spring, S.C. Photo by Crystal Young, American Angus Association.


Sims Scholarship
Katie Gazda, Athens, Ga., center, received the Ray Sims Angus Scholarship, funded through the Angus Foundation, at the 2011 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) Awards Ceremony, sponsored in part by Sure Champ by Biozyme


Bred-and-Owned Bull Calf Champion
Lemmon Bismarck X06 won bred-and-owned bull calf champion at the 2011 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS), July 10-16 in Harrisburg, Pa. Christa Royster, Dacula, Ga., owns the winning bull.


Bred-and-Owned Reserve Bull Calf Champion
LF Legacy 003 won bred-and-owned reserve bull calf champion at the 2011 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS), July 10-16 in Harrisburg, Pa. Mark Lents, Chatsworth, Ga., owns the winning bull.


Grand Champion Female
P&M Lady Tina X131 won grand champion female at the 2011 Georgia National Fair Junior Angus Show, Oct. 8 in Perry, Ga. Logan Steed, Carrollton, Ga., owns the November 2010 daughter of P&M Freedom 7104. Joel Judge, San Luis Obispo, Calif., evaluated the 55 entries.


Reserve Grand Champion Female
Dogwood Jilt X07 won reserve grand champion female at the 2011 Georgia National Fair Junior Angus Show, Oct. 8 in Perry, Ga. Zachary Lynn, Dacula, Ga., owns the October 2010 daughter of S A V Net Worth 4200. Joel Judge, San Luis Obispo, Calif., evaluated the 55 entries.


National Junior Angus Association Board of Directors
These 12 individuals will serve as the National Junior Angus Association Board of Directors for the coming year, and were announced at the 2011 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) Awards Ceremony, July 15 in Harrisburg, Pa. Officers seated front row from left are Clay Williams, Bishop, Ga., chairman; Austin Brandt, Corning, Iowa , vice chairman; Alisha Nord, Wolverton, Minn., communications director; Lindsey Grimes, Hillsboro, Ohio, Foundation director; Garrett Knebel, Winamac, Ind., leadership director; and Shane Clary, Brodnax, Va., membership director. Directors standing back row from left are Sally Yon, Ridge Spring, S.C.; Meghan Blythe, White City, Kan.; JanLee Rowlett, Hurricane Mills, Tenn.; Jennifer Ewing, Rushville, Ill.; Kelli Retallick, Glen Haven, Wis.; and Megan Ahearn, Wills Point, Texas.

2011 Southern National Angus Show, Perry, GA

June 6, 2011, 92 entries evaluated by John Grimes, Hillsboro, OH
Photos by David Gazda, American Angus Association


Grand Champion Female
MM Petunia 0333 won supreme champion and Grand Champion Female at the 2011 Southern National Angus Show, June 4 in Perry, Ga. Anna Scott, Douglas, GA., owns the November 2009 daughter of BC 7022 Raven 7965. She first claimed Senior Champion.

Reserve Grand Champion Female
Gambles Shadoe 3080 won Reserve Grand Champion Female at the 2011 Southern National Angus Show, June 4 in Perry, GA. Breann Steadman, Greenwood, SC, owns the March 2010 daughter of BC Lookout 7024. She first won Junior Champion.


Grand Champion Bull
Gambles Improver 4500 won Grand Champion Bull at the 2011 Southern National Angus Show, June 4 in Perry, Ga. Holly Gamble, Clinton, TN, owns the April 2010 son of Northern Improvement 4480 GF. He first won Junior Champion.

Reserve Grand Champion Bull
MM Gazda Frontman 025 won Reserve Grand Champion Bull at the 2011 Southern National Angus Show, June 4 in Perry, Ga. Mike McCravy, Bowdon, GA, owns the September 2010 son of Kesslers Frontman R001. He first won Calf Champion.


Grand Champion Cow-Calf Pair
Banner Delia V46 won Grand Champion Cow-Calf Pair at the 2011 Southern National Angus Show, June 4 in Perry, GA, Michael Banner, Spring Hill, TN owns the May 2009 daughter of SAV Final Answer 0035. A March 2011 bull calf sired by Double AA Old Post Bandolier completes the winning pair.

Reserve Grand Champion Cow-Calf Pair
Cherry Knoll Ellie 9009 won Reserve Grand Champion Cow-Calf Pair at the 2011 Southern National Angus Show, June 4 in Perry, GA. Teddi Steadman, Greenwood, SC, owns the February 2009 daughter of G13 Stand Out. A March 2011 bull calf sired by Cedar Creek DA 1961 846 is at side.

2011 Southern National Junior Angus Show, Perry, GA.

June 3, 2011, 88 entries evaluated by Kyle Conley, Sulphur, OK.
Photos by David Gazda, American Angus Association.


Grand Champion Bred-and-Owned Female

Davis Oleo Blackcap 9T04 won Grand Champion Bred-and-Owned Female at the 2011 Southern National Junior Angus Show, June 3 in Perry, GA, Lakyn Davis, Doerun, GA, owns the September 2009 daughter of SAV Net Worth 4200.

Reserve Grand Champion Bred-and-Owned Female

Cedar Creek Foreverlady 1045 won Reserve Grand Champion Bred-and-Owned Female at the 2011 Southern National Junior Angus Show, June 3 in Perry, GA, Teddi Steadman, Greenwood, SC, owns the December 2010 daughter of OCC Missing Link 830M.


Grand Champion Owned Female

Gambles Shadoe 3080 won Grand Champion Owned Female at the 2011 Southern National Junior Angus Show, June 3 in Perry, GA. Breann Steadman, Greenwood, SC., owns the March 2010 daughter of BC Lookout 7024. She first won Junior Champion.

Reserve Grand Champion Owned Female

Davis Oleo Blackcap 9T05 won Reserve Grand Champion Owned Female at the 2011 Southern National Junior Angus Show, June 3 in Perry, GA. Samantha Allen, Talmo, GA., owns the September 2009 daughter of SAV Net Worth 4200. She first claimed Senior Champion.

Grand Champion Bred-and-Owned Bull

Davis Darkhorse 0219 won Grand Champion Bred-and-Owned Bull at the 2011 Southern National Junior Angus Show, June 3 in Perry, GA. Lakyn Davis, Doerun, GA., owns the November 2010 son of Limestone Darkhorse U322.

Reserve Grand Champion Bred-and-Owned Bull

Lemmon Bismarck X06 won Reserve Grand Champion Bred-and-Owned Bull at the 2011 Southern National Junior Angus Show, June 3 in Perry, GA. Christa Royster, Dacula, GA., owns the October 2010 son of SAV Bismarck 5682.


Grand Champion Cow-Calf Pair

Cherry Knoll Ellie 9009 won Grand Champion Cow-Calf Pair at the 2011 Southern National Junior Angus Show, June 3 in Perry, GA. Teddi Steadman, Greenwood, SC., owns the February 2009 daughter of G13 Stand Out. A March 2011 bull calf sired by Cedar Creek DA 1961 846 completes the winning pair.

Reserve Grand Champion Cow-Calf Pair

H&K 402 Matrix 64 won Reserve Grand Champion Cow-Calf Pair at the 2011 Southern National Junior Angus Show, June 3 in Perry, GA. Austin Askew, Rebecca, GA., owns the October 2007 daughter of BC Matrix 4132. A December 2010 heifer calf sired by JLM IN Focus 7102 is at side.


Grand Champion Steer

WGCC Big Jim 09X won Grand Champion Steer at the 2011 Southern National Junior Angus Show, June 3 in Perry, GA. Cole Dorsey, Douglas, GA., owns the October 2010 son of BC 7022 Raven 7965.

Reserve Grand Champion Steer

KCS Lookout 10 won Reserve Grand Champion Steer at the 2011 Southern National Junior Angus Show, June 3 in Perry, GA. K.C. Smith, Douglas, GA., owns the September 2010 son of BC Lookout 7024.


PeeWee Showmanship
Hank Throne, Lexington, GA., left; and John Stalvey, Ray City, GA., right, won PeeWee Showmanship honors at the 2011 Southern National Junior Angus Show, June 3 in Perry, GA.

NJAS Showmanship
These Angus members were selected as State Showmanship Delegates for the National Junior Angus Showmanship Contest held in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show this July in Harrisburg, PA. Pictured from left are Kyle Conley, judge; Mitchell McIver, Wray, GA., delegate; Christa Royster, Dacula, GA., delegate; and Katherine Throne, Lexington, GA., alternate, at the 2011 Southern National Junior Angus Show, June 3 in Perry, GA.


Scholarship Winners
Shelby Eidson, Arnoldsville, GA., left; and Taylor Gazda, Athens, GA., right, received Georgia Junior Angus Association Scholarships at the 2011 Southern National Junior Angus Show, June 3 in Perry, GA.

Aux Poster & Photo Winner
These young ladies won the Georgia Ladies Auxiliary Poster and Photography Contest at the 2011 Southern National Junior Angus Show, June 3 in Perry, GA. Pictured from left are Savannah Page, Jefferson; Abbey Gretsch, Crawford; Shelby Eidson, Arnoldsville; Taylor Gazda, Athens; and Melissa Miller, Georgia Ladies Auxiliary Vice President.


Showmanship
These young individuals won Showmanship in their age catagory at the 2011 Southern National Junior Angus Show, June 3 in Perry, GA. Pictured from left are Hunter Wilson, Bowdon, GA., Junior Champion; Branson Beasley, Doerun, GA., Intermediate Champion; and Taylor Gazda, Athens, GA., Senior Champion.

2011 Georgia National Junior Livestock Show & Rodeo's Angus Show

Perry, Ga.
Photos by David Gazda, American Angus Association. Doug Satree, Montague, Texas, evaluated the 76 entries.


Grand Campion Female MM Petunia 0333 won grand champion female at the 2011 Georgia National Junior Livestock Show & Rodeo's Angus Show, Feb. 17 in Perry, Ga. Anna Scott, Douglas, Ga., owns the November 2009 daughter of BC 7022 Raven 7965.

Reserve Grand Champion Female
Kensingtons Hottie W334 won reserve grand champion female at the 2011 Georgia National Junior Livestock Show & Rodeo's Angus Show, Feb. 17 in Perry, Ga. Kellie Panter, Dahlonega, Ga., owns the November 2009 daughter of S A V Net Worth 4200.

Grand Champion Bred-and-Owned Female
GRK Blackbird Lookout 40 won grand champion bred-and-owned female at the 2011 Georgia National Junior Livestock Show & Rodeo's Angus Show, Feb. 17 in Perry, Ga. Katelyn Griffin, Fitzgerald, Ga., owns the October 2009 daughter of B C Lookout 7024.

Reserve Gand Champion Bred-and-Owned Female
Daniel Divide Dallas X102 won reserve grand champion bred-and-owned female at the 2011 Georgia National Junior Livestock Show & Rodeo's Angus Show, Feb. 17 in Perry, Ga. Madison Baugh, Macon, Ga., owns the March 2010 daughter of Nichols Extra K205.

Grand Champion Steer
KCS Lookout 08 won grand champion steer at the 2011 Georgia National Junior Livestock Show & Rodeo's Angus Show, Feb. 17 in Perry, Ga. K.C. Smith, Douglas, Ga., owns the October 2009 son of B C Lookout 7024. William Reems, Gillsville, Ga., evaluated the 76 entries.

Reserve Grand Champion Steer
Crooked Creek Hot Rod Hylite won reserve grand champion steer at the 2011 Georgia National Junior Livestock Show & Rodeo's Angus Show, Feb. 17 in Perry, Ga. Adam Tawzer, Martin, Ga., owns the October 2009 son of Crooked Creek Hot Rod 004. William Reems, Gillsville, Ga., evaluated the 76 entries.

2011 Georgia Angus Ass'n Annual Meeting & Banquet

Photo by David Gazda, American Angus Association


Board of Directors
These men and women were elected to serve on the Georgia Angus Association board of directors and are pictured at the 2011 Georgia Angus Association Annual Meeting and Banquet, Jan. 29 in Athens, Ga. Pictured seated from left are Carolyn Gazda, Athens; Mike McCravy, Bowdon, vice president; Larry Bramblett, Elberton, president; Christy Page, Jefferson, executive secretary; Chris Wallace, Social Circle; and David Williams, Bishop. Standing from left are Smitty Lamb, Wadley; Doug Williams, Milan; Melvin Porter, Jefferson; Andrew McPeake, Arnoldsville; Chris Throne, Lexington; Roland Starnes, Woodbury; and John Jarrell, Butler.

Angus Royalty
Shelby Eidson, Arnoldsville, queen, left, and Abbey Gretsch, Crawford, princess, right, were crowned 2011 Georgia Angus royalty at the 2011 Georgia Angus Association Annual Meeting and Banquet, Jan. 29 in Athens, Ga.


Outgoing Royalty
Outgoing Georgia royalty were presented with plaques at the 2011 Georgia Angus Association Annual Meeting and Banquet, Jan. 29 in Athens, Ga. Pictured from left are Logan Steed, Carrollton, 2010 Georgia Angus princess; and Samantha Allen, Talmo, 2010 Miss Georgia Angus.

Bronze and Silver Awards
Shelby Eidson, Arnoldsville, left, and Clay Williams, Bishop, right, were awarded their Bronze and Silver Awards at the 2011 Georgia Angus Association Annual Meeting and Banquet, Jan. 29 in Athens, Ga. The Bronze and Silver Awards are the first two levels of the NJAA Recognition Program. Juniors must apply for the awards and then meet point requirements in many areas of participation before receiving them.


Family OTY
The Eidson family, Arnoldsville, received the Family of the Year award at the 2011 Georgia Angus Association Annual Meeting and Banquet, Jan. 29 in Athens, Ga. Pictured from left are Greg, Tanya and Shelby Eidson.

GA HOF - Tyler
The Georgia Angus Association (GAA) posthumously inducted John Tyler, Thomasville, with the Georgia Angus Hall of Fame award at the 2011 Georgia Angus Association Annual Meeting and Banquet, Jan. 29 in Athens, Ga. This program was established by the GAA to recognize individuals that have made significant contributions to the Angus industry in Georgia and across the country. Pictured from left accepting the award are Wyn Payton, grandson and Joan Payton, daughter.


GA HOF - Bridges
The Georgia Angus Association (GAA) presented Ralph Bridges, Lexington, with the Georgia Angus Hall of Fame award at the 2011 Georgia Angus Association Annual Meeting and Banquet, Jan. 29 in Athens, Ga. This program was established by the GAA to recognize individuals that have made significant contributions to the Angus industry in Georgia and across the country. Pictured from left is Margaret and Ralph Bridges.

GA HOF - McIntosh
The Georgia Angus Association (GAA) presented Charles McIntosh, Lexington, with the Georgia Angus Hall of Fame award at the 2011 Georgia Angus Association Annual Meeting and Banquet, Jan. 29 in Athens, Ga. This program was established by the GAA to recognize individuals that have made significant contributions to the Angus industry in Georgia and across the country. Pictured from left is Phyllis Bluhm, daughter; Charles McIntosh; and Katie Bluhm, granddaughter.


Presidents Award
Larry Bramblett, Elberton, was awarded the Presidents Award at the 2011 Georgia Angus Association Annual Meeting and Banquet, Jan. 29 in Athens, Ga. The award is given for outstanding service and leadership to the Georgia Angus Association.

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