2018 All American Teams Members

For the past sixteen 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 28, 2018 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. 

2018 A-Division Meat Judging All American First Team
A Div - All American 1st team 2018  

First Team

Kara Belt, Clarendon College
Megan Ziegenhagen, Clarendon College
McKenzie Owen, Clarendon College 
Joni Loepky, Garden City Community College

2018 A-Division Meat Judging All American Second Team
A DIv All American 2nd Team 2018

Second Team

Micaila Lock, Garden City Community College 
Kane Friermood, Clarendon College 
Jose Sanchez, Garden City Community College
Bailee Hatch, Garden City Community College

The Senior Division All American Teams were announced at the International Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest on November 11, 2018 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

2018 Senior Division Meat Judging All American First Team
 All American 1st Team Senior 2018

First Team

Koby Valentine, Texas Tech University
Leah Parsons, Kansas State University
Kathryn Hearn, Oklahoma State University
Hannah Taylor, Kansas State University 

2018 Senior Division Meat Judging All American Second Team
 All American 2nd Team Senior 2018

Second Team

Mac Cassas, Oklahoma City University
Lilly Hildebrand, Oklahoma State University
Jarrett Douglas, University of Florida
Thachary Mayer, Texas Tech University 

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