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Dairy Club Places 2nd Overall at NESA

Dairy Club at NESA 2011

The UVM Dairy Club recently participated in NESA (North East Student Affiliates) at the University of New Hampshire. NESA is a competition between agricultural schools in the northeast. The contest includes research paper presentations, quiz bowl trivia and livestock judging categories.

In 2011 the UVM Dairy Club received the following awards:

Placings (by team):

Quiz Bowl Trivia 6th place
    Team Members:  Rebecca Calder, Matt Sammons, Mehgan Patterson, Elizabeth Salsgiver
Livestock Judging 5th place
    Team Members:  Erin King, Brittany Sweeney, Kayla Clark, Henry Cammack
    Matt Sammons placed 10th individually for judging

Livestock Judging 8th place
    Team Members:  Renee Elliott, Gina Candela, Steph Striar, Jack O'Day

Research Paper Presentations:
    Team Members:  Lucy Howe, Melissa Woolpert, Morgen Doane, Sarah Morrison
    Melissa placed 10th individually for paper presentations

Three of the 4 teams placed in the top ten for judging or quiz bowl and two individuals placed 10th. 

Overall UVM's Dairy Club placed 2nd just behind Penn State.  This has been their best placing for the past few years.

The Dairy Club participates in NESA every year and the club has a long history of placing among the top universities in this agricultural competition. All members of the Dairy Club are welcome to participate in this exciting annual event.!

For questions about the Dairy Club at UVM, contact Kayla Clark at

Last modified February 16 2011 01:14 PM

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