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North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge (NAIDC) is an innovative two-day competition for students representing dairy science programs at North American universities. Its mission is to facilitate education, communication and an exchange of ideas among students, agribusiness, dairy producers and universities that enhances the development of the dairy industry and its leaders.

NAIDC celebrated its 10th anniversary on March 31-April 2, 2011, in Hickory, NC attracting 137 college students from 30 schools across the US and Canada.

Gold Awards were presented to several teams including the University of Vermont.  In addition, one Gold Award team combined students from UW-Madison, the University of Vermont and Michigan State.

UVM Team
University of Vermont Team:  Back row-Nicholas Manning, Ryan Carabeau. Front row-Cassie Osgood, Wanda Emerich, Ashley Beaudoin.

Aggregate Team
Aggregate Team: Front-Mason Amundson-Univ Wisconsin-Madison, Hannah Tucker-Michigan State University, Dallas Carabeau-University of Vermont. Back-Coaches-David Combs, Robb Bender-Univ Wisconsin-Madison, Miriam Weber Nielsen-Michigan State University, Wanda Emerich-University of Vermont

UVM Team
University of Vermont Team: Ryan Carabeau, Cassie Osgood, Nicholas Manning, Ashley Beaudoin

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The 2012 national contest will be hosted by Virginia Tech and North Carolina State University and will be held on March 29-31, 2012, in Roanoke, VA.

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