Kayla WrightThe Red and White Dairy Cattle Association is excited to announce that their 2012 summer internship position was awarded to Kayla Wright of Watertown, Wisconsin. During the course of the summer, Kayla's responsibilities will include assisting with registrations and transfers, publications and representing the RWDCA at various events.

Kayla is the 20 year old daughter of Mark and Linda Wright. She was raised on her parents 300 acre farm where they are currently milking 100 head of registered Holsteins. Her passion for the dairy industry began at an early age by working with her parents and younger sister, Nicole on the farm. Kayla received her first registered Holstein when she was 5 years old and has purchased a few during her involvement in the industry. Kayla has been active in judging, and showing since she was 5 years old and continues her interest by attending district, state and national shows, sales, and being a leader to younger members in her county. In June, Kayla will be representing the dairy state by being a National Distinguished Junior Member Semi-Finalist.

Kayla Wright is currently a sophomore at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls majoring in Marketing Communications with an emphasis on Agriculture and a minor in Dairy Science. Her career goal is to promote and advertise the dairy industry through publications and continue raising and merchandising her registered cattle. She has been active on campus by being involved in Dairy Club, Agricultural Education Society, and Association of Women in Agriculture. Kayla has also been active in her county's 4-H, FFA, and Junior Holstein associations.

We look forward to Kayla joining our team for the summer months!