2017 All American Teams Members

For the past fifteen 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 29, 2017 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. 

2017 A-Division Meat Judging All American First Team
 Cargill 2017  A Div AA 1web

First Team

Britt Dixon, Clarendon College
Mario Alvarez, Clarendon College
Rachel Gold, Fort Scott Community College 
Sherri Halsted, Clarendon College
Kerstan Schneider, Garden City Community College

2017 A-Division Meat Judging All American Second Team
Cargill 2017 A div AA 2web

Second Team

Ryan Malone, Fort Scott Community College 
Jacob Martin, Fort Scott Community College 
Reba Colin, Fort Scott Community College
Hannah Griffith, Cisco College

The Senior Division All American Teams were announced at the International Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest on November 12, 2017 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. 

2017 Senior Division Meat Judging All American First Team
 2017 All American First Team

First Team

Maddy Ainsley, Texas Tech University
Eric Koehlmoos, Kansas State University
April Molitor, Texas Tech University
Ben Mills, Texas Tech University
Jenna Frink, Colorado State University 

2017 Senior Division Meat Judging All American Second Team
 2017 All American Senior Second Team

Second Team

Kaylee Martin, Texas Tech University
Conrad Schelkopf, Colorado State University
Charley Rayfield, Oklahoma State University
Jayne Bannister, Kansas State University
Maggie Madden, Texas A&M University

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