Youth win 4-H beef honors at N.D. State Fair

Farm Forum

Youth participated in the 4-H beef show at the 2015 North Dakota State Fair in Minot on Thursday, July 23.

Kaitlyn Geyer, Lisbon, exhibited the champion Overall Market Beef, and Taylor Filipek, McClusky, had the reserve champion Overall Market Beef.

Evan Bornemann, Center, showed the champion Overall Market Heifer.

Fletcher Hennessy, Des Lacs, received the champion Overall Heifer award, and Braden Bailey, Towner, received the reserve champion Overall Heifer award.

The winners by county were:


Josh Vachal, Valley City, champion, Shorthorn Heifer

Katarina Vachal, Valley City, reserve champion, Shorthorn Heifer


Taylor Filipek, McClusky, champion, Lot 5 Market Steer; reserve champion Steer; reserve champion, Overall Market Beef


Parker Rall, Forbes, reserve champion, Lot 1 Market Steer

Reed Wendel, LaMoure, reserve champion, Red Angus Heifer

Rose Wendel, LaMoure, reserve champion, Angus Heifer


Makayla Brew, Manning, champion, Chi-influenced Heifer

Shayly Brew, Manning, champion, Maine Anjou Heifer


Daniel Schumacher, Linton, champion, Simmental Cow-Calf Pair; champion Overall Cow-Calf Pair


Joslyn Hoyt, McHenry, champion, Angus Cow-Calf Pair


Jacob Leier, Kintyre, champion, Limousin Heifer


Dakota Aaseth, Velva, champion, Commercial Heifer; reserve champion, Lot 2 Market Steer


Shane Giedd, Washburn, champion, Hereford Cow-Calf Pair; reserve champion, Overall Cow-Calf Pair


Evan Bornemann, Center, champion, Market Heifer

Bridget Kunz, New Salem, reserve champion, Hereford Heifer

Samuel Peterson, Mandan, champion, Lowline Heifer; reserve champion, Lowline Heifer


Cade Erickson, Plaza, reserve champion, Lot 5 Market Steer


Drew Anderson, Milnor, reserve champion, Simm-influenced Heifer; reserve champion, Lot 4 Market Steer

Hayley Anderson, Milnor, reserve champion, Senior Beef Showman

Jamie Geyer, Lisbon, champion, Red Angus Heifer

Kaitlyn Geyer, Lisbon, champion, Lot 4 Market Steer; champion Steer; champion Overall Market Beef

Kendra Myers, Kathryn, reserve champion, Intermediate Beef Showman

Kylee Myers, Kathryn, champion, Senior Beef Showman

Paige Zimprich, Milnor, reserve champion, Commercial Heifer


Wyatt Schulte, Hebron, champion, Gelbvieh Heifer; reserve champion, Gelbvieh Heifer


McKenzy Dockter, Medina, champion, Lot 1 Market Steer

Sara Hatlewick, Jamestown, champion, Angus Bull Calf; reserve champion, Overall Bull Calf

Brett Wendel, LaMoure, champion, Junior Beef Showman; reserve champion, Lot 3 Market Steer


Braden Bailey, Towner, champion, Hereford Heifer, reserve champion Overall Heifer

Wesley Harvey, Minot, champion, Salers Heifer; champion, Salers Bull Calf; champion Overall Bull Calf

Aspen Hennessy, Des Lacs, reserve champion, Simmental Heifer; reserve champion, Junior Beef Showman

Eli Hennessy, Des Lacs, champion, Simm-influenced Heifer

Fletcher Hennessy, Des Lacs, champion, Simmental Heifer; champion Overall Heifer

Dawson Neshem, Berthold, champion, Angus Heifer

Kayla Schaefer, Des Lacs, champion, Lot 3 Market Steer

Thomas Schauer, Carpio, champion, Intermediate Beef Showman


Corey Schaefer, New Rockford, champion, Lot 2 Market Steer