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Sophia Royer Earns Junior Silver Award

Sophia Royer, New Richmond, Ind., has earned the National Junior Angus Association’s (NJAA) Silver award, according to Caitlyn Brandt, events and junior activities director of the American Angus Association® in Saint Joseph, Mo.

The 18-year-old daughter of Steve and Cassie Royer attends Central Catholic High School and is a member of the NJAA and the Indiana Junior Angus Association, where she has served as royalty.

She has participated in state and national shows. At the National Junior Angus Show (NJAS), Royer participated in mentoring program in 2018 and 2019.

The Silver award is the second level of the NJAA Recognition Program that began in 1972. Junior Angus breeders must apply for the award, then meet point requirements in many areas of participation before receiving the honor. Applicants are evaluated in areas of junior Angus association activities and leadership, participation in showmanship, contests and shows, using performance testing to improve their herd and their progress in producing and merchandising Angus cattle.

The NJAA promotes the involvement of young people in raising Angus cattle, while also providing leadership and self-development opportunities for the nearly 4,500 active members nationwide.

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Holly Martin


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