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2015 Scholarship Awards

2015 Scholarship Recipients, Scholarship Fund Donors, Governor Walker & Bucky



The winners of the 2015 Governor’s Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction Scholarships have been announced.   The Foundation awarded two $2000 scholarship, three $1500 scholarship, three $1000 scholarships and seven $500 scholarships. Governor Scott Walker presented the scholarship recipients with a certificate of recognition during the Governor’s Auction at the Wisconsin State Fair.


Given on an annual basis, the recipients are recognized for their leadership skills, academic achievements, accomplishments as Wisconsin State Fair Junior Livestock exhibitors and potential as future contributors to the livestock industry. The awards are used to assist them with their educational expenses.


This year’s top scholarships were awarded to Deanna Zernicke, Bonduel and Damin Hadorn-Papke, Eau Claire. The $1500 scholarships were presented to Morgan Henriott, Elkhorn, Sarah Lillesand, Sheboygan Falls and Ashley Zimmerman, Spencer. The $1000 winners are Kori Beisbier, Reedsburg, Lindsey Coddington, Montello and Aubrey Doherty, Johnson Creek. The seven $500 scholarship recipients are Brodie Abney, South Wayne, Bradley Calkins, Sun Prairie, Justin Earll, Hortonville, Tyler Endres, Lodi, Shelby Grinnell, Sharon, Mikailah Lindberg, Whitehall and Ross Siegenthaler, Mineral Point.


The 2014 Auction Buyers who donated their purchase to the 2015 Scholarship Fund were invited to the stage for the 2015 Scholarship Awards.

Thank you Bob May Cattle Co., Dalton Lumber & Supply, Alsum Farms & Produce, and Trembling Family Farms, Giant Slide, Caribbean Smoothies/Siggies, II Dog Enterprises, Skyfair Inc., Crutchees Concessions, G&G Concessions, WSFP Board, JCP Construction, Walmart,Crane Farms, Jim Hiller, We Energies, and American Foods Group.