Juniors Earn Laurels at Iowa Jersey Picnic

Three Jersey juniors were recognized for their achievements with Registered Jerseys at the summer picnic of the Iowa Jersey Cattle Club in August.

Lakaya Lyon (below left), Toledo, received the Iowa Jersey Youth Achievement Award. The daughter of Kathy Lyon and the late Greg Lyon is a sophomore at Des Moines Area Community College, majoring in agribusiness. Mary Holtz, Maquoketa (below right), was crowned as the 2018 Iowa Jersey Princess. The high school junior is the daughter of Jeff and Lisa Holtz.

Meghan Hettinga (below), Orange City, received the Iowa Jersey Cattle Club Memorial Scholarship. She is a freshman at South Dakota State University studying dairy production/pre-veterinary medicine.

The picnic was hosted by Rodney and Polly Metzger and their family at the family farm in Lester. For more complete information on the award recipients, click here for a press release.