Junior exhibitors went head to head in the Junior Dairy Showmanship Contest on Friday, Jan. 11 at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg.
The showmen were split into four classes by their age. Class one ranged from age 18-20, class two ranged from 16-17, class three ranged from 13-15, and class four ranged from 9-12 years of age.
The top three contestants received a plaque. Katie Shultz of York County was took class one honors. Cody Eller of Bedford County won class two. Madelin Sweatlock of Lebanon County took honors in class three. Ravyn Bashore of Lebanon County won class four.
Class one winners:
1st Katie Shultz, York Co.
2nd Michala Kuhlam, Bradford Co.
3rd Lauren Nell, Adams Co.
4th Deidra Bollinger, Lancaster Co.
5th Jared Wetzel, Lancaster Co.
6th Sherry Moore, Lebanon Co.
Class two winners:
1st- Cody Eller, Bedford Co.
2nd Emily Heilinger, Lebanon Co.
3rd Bradley Moyer, Lebanon Co.
Class three winners:
1st-Madelin Sweatlock, Lebanon Co.
2nd Miranda Black, Somerset Co.
3rd Macy Walason, Bedford Co.
4th Jacalyn Bortner, York Co.
5th Mikayla Davis, Berks Co.
6th Hannah Whitmon, Lebanon Co.
7th Abigail Doak, Snyder Co.
8th Morgan Kunkel, Berks Co.
Top two showmanship winners of Class four in the Junior Showmanship Contest at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show. Pictured is Stephanie Younker and Ravyn Bashore.
Class four winners:
1st- Ravyn Bashore, Lebanon Co.
2nd Stephanie Younker, Berks Co.
3rd William Cree, Greene Co.
4th Hallie Kunkel, Berks Co.
5th Madison Davis, Fayette Co.
6th Mason Davis, Fayette Co.
The Pennsylvania Farm Show is the largest indoor agricultural event in the nation, featuring nearly 6,000 animals, 10,000 competitive exhibits and 300 commercial exhibitors. The show runs Jan. 5-12 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center in Harrisburg. Admission is free and parking is $10. Visit www.farmshow.state.pa.us for details.