Youth earn 4-H herdsman, showmanship awards at N.D. State Fair

Farm Forum

Youth were recognized in the 4-H Round Robin livestock showmanship event held at the 2015 North Dakota State Fair in Minot.

The Round Robin events consist of the top two showmanship participants from the beef, dairy, goat, sheep and swine shows during the fair. The contestants show each of the five species in the Round Robin event. Judges evaluate their skills in showing the animals.

The recipients of the top herdsman and showmanship awards by county were:


Madison Rotenberger, Ludlow, S.D., Sheep Herdsman

Colbey Steeke, Rhame, champion, Senior Overall Showman


Bradyn Klym, Dunn Center, and Joey Fridrich, Dickinson, Dairy Herdsman


Sidney Anderson, Milnor, reserve champion, Intermediate Overall Showman

Lindsey Galbreath, Enderlin, reserve champion, Junior Overall Showman

Jamie Geyer, Lisbon, Goat Herdsman; champion, Junior Overall Showman

Kendra Myers, Kathryn, champion, Overall Intermediate Showman

Kylee Myers, Kathryn, reserve champion, Senior Overall Showman


Sara Hatlewick, Jamestown, Beef Herdsman


Schaefer Family, Des Lacs, Swine Herdsman