The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation recently announced the winners of the 2012 Junior Beef Excellence Program during a special awards program at the Southern Oklahoma Technology Center.


 


Fifty-five students entered 63 steers in this year’s event, which highlights the carcass merit of steers shown at junior livestock shows in eight southern Oklahoma counties.


 


The top 10 entries were awarded a total of $12,500 as part of the annual contest.


The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation recently announced the winners of the 2012 Junior Beef Excellence Program during a special awards program at the Southern Oklahoma Technology Center.

 

Fifty-five students entered 63 steers in this year’s event, which highlights the carcass merit of steers shown at junior livestock shows in eight southern Oklahoma counties.

 

The top 10 entries were awarded a total of $12,500 as part of the annual contest.

 

Sam Ivory, Marlow 4-H, entered this year’s champion steer. As the 1st place finisher, Ivory earned $2,500 and a custom jacket.

 

The 2nd through 10th place winners are:

 

2nd place, Rance Jones, Lindsay 4-H, $2,000

 

3rd place, Will Shelby, Madill 4-H, $1,500

 

4th place, Grayson Kuehny, Elmore City FFA, $1,250

 

5th place, Morgan House, Tishomingo FFA, $1,000

 

6th place, Sunni Moore, Milburn 4-H, $950

 

7th place, Chance Sweeten, Dickson 4-H, $900

 

8th place, Bryson Crosthwait, Tishomingo FFA, $850

 

9th place, Carlee Albrecht, Wapanucka 4-H, $800

 

10th place, Seth Cleary, Lindsay FFA, $750

 

All participants are from Carter, Garvin, Jefferson, Johnston, Love, Marshall, Murray or Stephens counties.

 

All steers must have been shown in their county junior livestock show prior to entry.