July/August 2021 California Cattleman

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Standout Scholars Following a non-traditional class regimen over their final two years of undergraduate student, CCA is especially proud to recognize a few standout graduates who have gone the extra mile during their education and have plans to continue supporting the beef industry in their future endeavors. In addition to accomplishing their goals within the classroom, each of the CCA Achievement Award recipients must also be involved in extracurricular activities pertaining to agriculture, demonstrate superior leadership abilities and have personal and/or professional goals to stay involved in the beef industry. This year, CCA is recognizing graduates from

MICHAELA CLARK Snelling AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION Develop and use different strategies to diminish the gap from farm to fork.

LAUREN COSTA Squaw Valley

agriculture programs at California State University, Chico; California State University, Fresno; California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; and the University of California, Davis. The following students were nominated and selected by their university professors for their standout performances during their undergraduate career. CCA members should be pleased to see the future of our industry being so dedicated to their cause and to the agricultural way of life. CCA extends congratulations to the entire class of 2021 for the perseverance they have shown in working to obtain an education in the face of advesity! Good luck to you all as you charter your own unique paths through the next step in your individual journeys!

WESTON FAIR Denair

KYLE PROCK Denair

ANIMAL SCIENCE, ANIMAL SCIENCE, ANIMAL SCIENCE, MEAT TECHNOLOGY LIVESTOCK BUSINESS LIVESTOCK BUSINESS MANAGEMENT MANAGEMENT Teach part time and operate family’s 4th generation cattle ranch. Continue to raise show steers Operate a purebred Angus and breeding heifers to sell as operation with his brother. show cattle.

JULIE BROWN Potter Valley

ANIMAL SCIENCE & AGRICULTURE BUSINESS

TANIA BURRONE Fort Jones ANIMAL SCIENCE

Will continue working on he family ranch, 4T Hay and Cattle.

Will be pursuing a career in ranch management and will continue showing cattle on family operation. 112 California Cattleman July • August 2021

REED PRITCHARD Flournoy

AGRICULTURE BUSINESS

BRADY SCHMIDT Morgan Hill AGRICULTURE BUSINESS

Pursue a career in agricultural sales.

HUNTER ORITZ Williams ANIMAL SCIENCE

Is interested in pursuing a career in Hopes to continue education in ethology either within a U.S. National Park or agriculture law. on a global scale.


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