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Annually, the Governor's Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction awards $40,000 in scholarships to Wisconsin State Fair livestock exhibitors. 

Scholarship recipients are between the ages of 17 and 19 (as of January 1st) and are selected based on their Wisconsin State Fair participation, leadership activities and scholastic achievement. 

2023 Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to the 2023 Scholarship recipients. Recipients were recognized at the 2023 Governor's Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction on Wednesday, August 9, 2023, in the Case IH Coliseum. 

Scholarship award recipients in 2023

Annamarie Aue

Cora Capatske

Elizabeth Colwell

Kyle Ellsworth

Madisyn Henderson

Taylor Himebauch

Hailey Jentz

Lauren Jones

Ty Kershner

Sara Kronberg

Ava Leibfried

Allison Loosen

Brooke Luedtke

Ethan Lulich

Isabel Roloff

Talena Sprecher

Abagail Stalbaum

Regan Suddeth

David Thompson

Maya Weinkauf

Kinsley Wetzel

Emily Zukowski

2024 Scholarship

The 2024 scholarship application is now available and due no later than 11:59 pm CT on Friday, May 24, 2024. 

2024 Scholarship recipients will be recognized at the 2024 Governor's Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction on Wednesday, August 7, 2024, in the Coliseum. 

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