PSA Awards and Elections
Simmental genetics left their mark at the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show! Supreme Champion Beef Female was awarded to the Open Simmental Show’s Grand Champion Heifer DAF Reba Z20 owned by Jackson Mattocks of Guys Mills.
Included in the All Other Breeds division in their first year showing at the Pennsylvania Farm Show, percentage Simmentals swept the Junior show and took three of the top four placings in the Open show.
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Grand Champion Simmental Female and Supreme Female, DAF Reba Z20, exhibited by Jackson Mattocks, Guys Mills, Pa.
Reserve Grand Champion Simmental Female, DHF Perfect Rose, exhibited by Ian Erdely, Perryopolis, Pa.
Grand Champion Simmental Bull, MF Rising Star Z660, exhibited by Joseph Messick, Messick Farms*, Middletown, Pa. (L-R): Joseph Messick, Patty Kuharic, Mylin Messick, judge Ryan Rathman, Sarah Limbert.
Reserve Grand Champion Simmental Bull, PVSM Phoenix Z22, exhibited by Laurie Meyers, Powell’s Valley Simmentals*, Halifax, Pa. (L-R): judge Ryan Rathman, David Downs.
Grand Champion AOB Female, GRANNY’S MS B CHOPPER 86, exhibited by Rylee Stockdale, Dayton, Pa.
Reserve Grand Champion AOB Female, CSCX Macy 512Z, exhibited by James, Jackie & Sara Campbell of Campbell Show Calves*, Sycamore, Pa. (L-R): Jamie Campell, judge Chan Phillips, Sarah Campbell.
Grand Champion AOB Bull, PVSM Stylish Mooves, exhibited by Laurie Meyers of Powell’s Valley Simmentals*, Halifax, Pa. (L-R): Laurie Meyers, judge Chan Phillips, Bradley Feight.
Grand Champion Simmental Female of the Junior Show, DHF Perfect Rose, exhibited by Ian Erdely, Perryopolis, Pa.
Reserve Grand Champion Simmental Female of the junior show, SHCC/ KLCL I’ll Be a Star, exhibited by Maria Angelo, Titusville, Pa.
Reserve Grand Champion AOB Female of the junior show, GRANNY’S MS B CHOPPER 86, exhibited by Rylee Stockdale, Dayton, Pa.
Not pictured, Grand Champion
AOB Female of the junior show,
Wheeler/KNKCS 240 Zipper,
exhibited by Jessica Butler,
PSA Awards Banquet and Elections
Saturday, January 4, 2014
Lawnton American Legion Post 998, 4700 Derry Street, Harrisburg, PA 17111
2014 PSA Board of Directors
From left: Ron Dziembowski, Galen Graham, David Downs, President Laurie Meyers, Les Whitmoyer, Jeff Feight, Annie Duncan, and Vice President Bradley Feight. Not pictured: William Shoemaker and William T. Vossler.
Pennsylvania Simmental Association President Laurie Meyers welcomed everyone to the annual meeting and awards banquet held January 4, 2014, at the Lawnton American Legion, Harrisburg, PA. Meyers highlighted the accomplishments of percentage Simmentals in their first year showing at the Pennsylvania Farm Show, continued success of the PSA’s sales, and increased demand for Simmental genetics. Elections were held for the four seats left open by outgoing directors Rhonda Arndt, Joe Messick, William Shoemaker, and Les Whitmoyer. Arndt and Messick were not eligible for election due to having served two consecutive terms. Shoemaker and Whitmoyer were re-elected, with David Downs and Jeff Feight completing the board of directors. Laurie Meyers and Bradley Feight were retained as president and vice president, respectively.
The American Junior Simmental Association Bronze Merit Award was presented to Pennsylvania Junior Simmental member Jordon Sommer. The PSA’s annual award winners were as follows: Junior Member of the Year, Bridget Fox; Senior Member of the Year, Cindy and Les Whitmoyer; Family of the Year, Jim and Billie Cowell; and Breeder of the Year, Laurie Meyers of Powell’s Valley Simmentals.
Breeder of the Year
Powell’s Valley Simmentals
Bradley Feight presenting award to Meyers.
Senior of the Year
Cindy and Les Whitmoyer
Laurie Meyers (left) presenting award to the Whitmoyers
Laurie Meyers (left) presenting award to Sommer.
Junior of the Year
Laurie Meyers (left) presenting award to Fox.