Chance Schilling, Edson, Kansas, and Thadd Fosdick, Chenoa, Ill., received $500 scholarships from the Limi Boosters at the National Junior Limousin Show and Congress (NJLSC) awards banquet July 14 in Lawton, Okla. Kameron Sullivan, Prairie Grove, Ark., received the organization's educational grant.
Schilling, 21, joined both the Kansas Junior Limousin Association and National Junior Limousin Association (NALJA) in 1991. A student in agribusiness at Oklahoma State University (OSU), he would like to work in agricultural lending after graduation.
Fosdick, 18, has been a NALJA member for three years and a member of the Illinois Junior Limousin Association for four years. He will begin studies in animal sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign this fall. He hopes to begin medical school after graduation and continue working with cattle.
Sullivan, 20, is a seven-year member of both NALJA and the Arkansas Junior Limousin Association. A student in pre-veterinary medicine at the University of Arkansas, he plans to complete his doctorate in veterinary medicine at OSU. After that, he intends to become a rural veterinarian and continue building his Limousin herd.
The Limi Boosters are the auxiliary organization to the North American Limousin Foundation (NALF). They support and promote NALJA and help NALF promote the Limousin breed. In addition to educational scholarships and grants, the group awards funds to state junior Limousin associations for their field days.
The North American Limousin Foundation (www.nalf.org), headquartered
in Englewood, Colo., provides programs and services – including genetic evaluation of 5,000 active sires – to nearly 4,000 members and their commercial customers. The Limousin breed and its Lim-Flex® hybrid
lead the beef industry in muscle-growth efficiency and ideally complement British