2016 All American Teams Members

For the past fourteen years AMSA has recognized students for their performance in Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contests and their grade point average by selecting them for All American Meat Judging Teams.

The A-Division All-American Teams were announced at the Cargill Meat Solutions High Plains Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest, held October 30, 2016 at Cargill in Friona, TX. First and second team members each received a plaque that was generously sponsored by Certified Angus Beef LLC. This award recognizes individuals for their total achievements in meat judging and their academic performance. 

Congratulations to the following students who were named to the First and Second All American Meat Judging Teams. 

2016 A-Division Meat Judging All American First Team
 AA 1st Team A

First Team

Leah Parsons, Garden City Community College
Courteney Walker, Clarendon College
Thachary Mayer, Clarendon College 
Katie Thoden, Fort Scott Community College

2016 A-Division Meat Judging All American Second Team
AA 2nd TeamA

Second Team

Peyton Barrett, Fort Scott Community College 
Dyllan Galligan, Clarendon College 
Rebecca Roe, Garden City Community College
Adrian Longoria, Garden City Community College

The Senior Division All American Teams were announced at the International Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest on November 13, 2016 at Tyson Foods in Dakota City, Nebraska.  First and second team members each received a plaque that was generously sponsored by Certified Angus Beef LLC. 

2016 Senior Division Meat Judging All American First Team
 All American 1 B

First Team

Kye Schwartz, Texas Tech University
Jessica Humphrey, Texas Tech University
Cole Perkins, Texas Tech University
Emily Rice, Oklahoma State University 

2016 Senior Division Meat Judging All American Second Team
 All American 2 B

Second Team

Julianna Albrecht, Oklahoma State University
Abby Bechtold, Oklahoma State University
Tommy Fletcher, Texas Tech University
Joanna Swenson, Colorado State University

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