The Eastern National Meat Judging Contest was held October 6, 2012 at Cargill Regional Beef in Wyalusing, Pennsylvania.  In total, 88 contestants from 13 universities participated in the contest.  

Senior Division

Top Individuals2012EasternHI

  1. Morgan Neilson, Oklahoma State University, (1031)
  2. Andrea English, Oklahoma State University, (1028)
  3. Nicolas Consulo, University of Wyoming, (1019)
  4. Bo Hutto, Texas Tech University, (1018)
  5. Brandy Cleveland, Kansas State University, (1014)
  6. Thomas Buckham, Kansas State University, (1014)
  7. Jenna Oxenhandler, Colorado State University, (1014)
  8. Nolan Hildebrand, Oklahoma State University, (1010)
  9. Kayla Foster, University of Wyoming, (1004)
  10. Tyler Schultz, Kansas State University, (999)

Top Teams

  1. Oklahoma State University, (4058)
  2. Kansas State University, (4011)
  3. Colorado State University, (3996)
  4. University of Wyoming, (3956)
  5. Texas A&M University, (3903)

Oklahoma State University

Individual Division Awards

Beef Grading - Jenna Oxenhandler, Colorado State University, (256) 
Lamb Judging - Morgan Neilson, Oklahoma State University, (142)  
Pork Judging - Thomas Buckham, Kansas State University, (284)  
Beef Judging - Andrea English, Oklahoma State University, (284)   
Specifications - Dewayne Phillips, Texas Tech University, (100) 
Total Beef - Andrea English, Oklahoma State University, (539)    
Total Placings - Nolan Hildebrand, Oklahoma State University, (494)  
Total Reasons - Bo Hutto, Texas Tech University, (212)  
Alternate Contest - Callie Boyles, Kansas State University, (1036)   

Team Division Awards

Beef Grading - Colorado State University, (983)  
Lamb Judging - Oklahoma State University, (552)  
Pork Judging - Texas A&M University, (1123) 
Beef Judging - University of Wyoming, (1104)  
Specifications - Angelo State University, (378) 
Total Beef - Oklahoma State University, (2068)  
Total Placings - Kansas State University, (1940)  
Total Reasons - Oklahoma State University, (818) 

Official Committee

    Dennis Stiffler, Mountain States Rosen - Chair
    Jesse Collins, Cargill Meat Solutions - Beef Carcasses
    Brad Morgan, Pfizer Animal Health - Pork Carcasses
    Paul Berg, North Dakota State University - Lamb Carcasses
    Melissa Miller, University of Georgia - Pork Cuts 
    Carrie Thomas, Merck Animal Health - Beef Cuts
    Darrell Dowd, USDA AMS, LS GV - Grading and Specifications

Social Media

  • @MeatScience: AMSA Team spent a couple great days in Fort Worth catching up, welcoming Dr. Rob Maddock to the team, and planning!… https://t.co/PAieBBcN9v
  • @MeatScience: RT @MeatPoultry: In partnership with the American Meat Science Association (@MeatScience), @MidanMarketing has created the Patrick Fleming…
  • @MeatScience: Registration is open! Don't miss out on this great opportunity to tour #meatindustry companies, #network with… https://t.co/lMbj7PtOAE
  • @MeatScience: Now Hiring: Public Relations Manager | Midan Marketing Inc.: Nationwide | https://t.co/NaRxb45aqQ #jobs
  • @MeatScience: Now Hiring: Social Media Coordinator | Midan Marketing Inc.: Nationwide | https://t.co/9yXtRjHon0 #jobs