Thomas Ley Named Junior Showmanship Champion And Emma Liermann Milk Auction Grand Champion

Pictured is a very excited Thomas Ley (New Haven 4-H) with Judge Larry Kleiner after being named Showmanship Champion in the Junior Division.

By Kyle Quick

Washington, Mo. - After a long morning of the Dairy Class Judging, Larry Kleiner, Show Judge, made his selections this afternoon.  The Washington T&C Fair 2013 Milk Auction Grand Champion went to Emma Liermann and Brady Vedder was named Milk Auction Reserve Champion.

Thomas Ley with New Haven 4-H was awarded Champion of the Junior Showmanship Division and Alicia Ley with Krakow 4-H was Champion in the Senior Division.

Rick Scheer, Dairy Superintendent, encourages everyone to come out to Saturday's livestock auction and show your support for all the hardwork "these kids spend year round, working with their takes a lot of work and we hope you can attend Saturday's auction to support the kids but also the Dairy Industry."

Thomas Ley and Ellie Scheer of New Haven cleaned house in the Holstein Breed Jr. Class.  Thomas added to his collection of ribbons after being named Jr. Champion Female and Ellie Scheer received Reserve Jr. Champion Female.

Pictured Milk Auction Grand Champion left to right: Cindy Vedder, Rick Liermann, Larry Kleiner (Judge) and Emma Liermann

The Champion Female went to Emma Liermann and Reserve Champion Female to Joe Hackmann.

In the Open Show it was Emma Liermann once again on top, taking Grand Champion Female with Reserve Champion Female going to Joe Hackmann from Marthsville, Mo.

As a reminder the Livestock Auction will begin on Saturday at 12 p.m.


Milk Auction Reserve Champion Brady Vedder.

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Pictured is Alicia Ley, Senior Dairy Showmanship Champion.

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