AMSA announces Eastern National Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest winners
The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) announced winners from the Eastern National Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest, held October 1, 2011, at Cargill Regional Beef, Wyalusing, Pa.
Top Individuals, Senior Division: 1. Katie Powers, Oklahoma State University; 2. Jerra McMath, Texas Tech University; 3. Megan Semler, Colorado State University; 4. Zach Smith, Texas Tech University; 5. McKenzie Clifton, Oklahoma State University; 6. Eldon Campbell, Oklahoma State University; 7. Garret Dietz, Kansas State University; 8. Nathan Labus, Texas A&M University; 9. Dakotah Williams, Texas Tech University; 10. Dani Shubert, Colorado State University.
Top 5 Teams, Senior Division: 1. Texas Tech University; 2. Oklahoma State University; 3. Colorado State University; 4. Texas A&M University; 5. South Dakota State University.
In total, 81 contestants representing 13 teams participated in the contest. Office committee members for the Eastern National contest included: Glen Dolezal, Ph.D., Cargill Meat Solutions; Brad Morgan, Ph.D., Pfizer Animal Health; Dr. John Scanga, Elanco Animal Health; Paul Berg, Ph.D., North Dakota State University; David O’Diam, Certified Angus Beef; Dale Woerner, Ph.D., Colorado State University and Joe Barksdale, USDA AMS, LS GV