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THE NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE AWARDS SIX JUNIOR MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS - July 2015

The National Dairy Shrine is proud to honor six outstanding students with Junior Merit Scholarships. Undergraduate, junior class standing students who have declared strong future career interest to work within the dairy industry following graduation are recognized based on leadership activities, academic ability and overall interest in a dairy related career.

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HAAGEN, KRAUS & DADO HONORED WITH 2015 NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE KILDEE SCHOLARSHIPS - July 2015

Isaac Haagen and Amy Kraus have been selected as this year’s recipients of the NDS Kildee Graduate Scholarships and Bethany Dado with the Kildee Undergraduate Scholarship. All were selected based upon on academic success, dairy activities, leadership ability, and experience in the dairy industry, as well as future goals. The Kildee scholarship was started in honor of H.H. Kildee, dean emeritus at Iowa State University. The scholarships, two for students pursuing graduate studies and the one awarded to an undergraduate, are given to exceptional students in his name.

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KRAUSE AND MCBATH AWARDED 2015 MCCULLOUGH SCHOLARSHIPS - July 2015

Morgan Krause of Buffalo, Minnesota and Stephanie McBath of Schuylerville, New York have been selected as winners of the 2015 Marshall E. McCullough Scholarships given in memory of Marshall McCullough, the well-respected nutrition researcher and educator from Georgia. This scholarship is presented to two high school seniors planning to attend a four-year college or university to major in an agricultural communications field. The application process includes both a written application and, once finalists are chosen, a video submission responding to specific dairy industry questions.

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NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE ANNOUNCES SOPHOMORE MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS - July 2015

Four National Dairy Shrine Sophomore Merit Scholarships were awarded to Johanna Knorr Pelican Rapids, MN, Trevor Otte, Randolph, MN, Amber Gabel, Newport, PA and Elizabeth Endres, Waunakee, WI. Knorr received a $1,500 award, while the other three winners received $1,000 awards. The scholarship is awarded to a sophomore undergraduate student interested in a dairy career, while demonstrating leadership abilities.

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NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE ANNOUNCES 2015 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS - June 2015

National Dairy Shrine is pleased to announce the winners of their scholarships for 2015. National Dairy Shrine will provide more than $50,000 of scholarships and awards to students at their annual banquet.

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NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE ANNOUNCES 2015 AWARD WINNERS - May 2015

Denmark, WI - May, 2015 The National Dairy Shrine (NDS) is pleased to announce the winners of the Guest of Honor, Distinguished Dairy Cattle Breeder, Pioneer, Progressive Dairy Manager and Graduate Dairy Production awards for this year.

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NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS - May 2015

The National Dairy Shrine is pleased to welcome over 60 students who competed in the North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge as new lifetime members.

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NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS - March 2015

The National Dairy Shrine is again looking for applications for its annual scholarship program. Applications are accepted from March 1 until the deadline of April 15.

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NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE AWARD APPLICATIONS - March 2015

Denmark, Wis. - National Dairy Shrine is again seeking nominations for its most prestigious awards: Guest of Honor, Pioneer, Distinguished Dairy Cattle Breeder, Progressive Dairy Manager, and Graduate Production Award.

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NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE MEYER MESBITT 4E AWARD - October 2014

The National Dairy Shrine introduced the Gene Meyer - Arthur Nesbitt 4-E award to recognize individuals who have provided long-term support and exceptional contributions to National Dairy Shrine like Gene Meyer and Arthur Nesbitt.

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NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE ELECTS NEW PRESIDENT AND DIRECTORS - October 2014

At the 65th annual meeting of the National Dairy Shrine, Fred Hendricks, Sunshower Acres, Bucyrus, Ohio was elected President of the organization.

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NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE CELEBRATES RENOVATED EVES LIBRARY - October 2014

On October 1, 2014 the National Dairy Shrine Board of Directors officially celebrated the opening of the newly renovated Joe Eves Library at the National Dairy Shrine Museum in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin.

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HEISNER 2014 NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE TOP HONOR RECIPIENT - July 2014

National Dairy Shrine (NDS) is an organization that is dedicated to the promotion and preservation of the dairy industry. This could also be a personal mission statement for this year's Guest of Honor award recipient, Bernard (Bernie) Heisner.

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2014 NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE DISTINGUISHED DAIRY CATTLE BREEDER - PAUL CHITTENDEN FAMILY - July 2014

The Paul Chittenden Family, Dutch Hollow Farm LLC, Schodack Landing, N.Y., will be honored as the 42nd recipient of the Distinguished Cattle Breeder award by National Dairy Shrine. This is the dairy industry's highest honor bestowed to a dairy cattle breeder and will be presented Thursday, October 2, 2014, during the awards banquet in Madison, Wisconsin.

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NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE HONORS FIVE INDUSTRY PIONEERS - July 2014

Every year we take time out to honor those who have been pioneers within our industry. A true pioneer not only ventures to places unknown, they also leave their stamp on an industry and improve it for future generations.

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NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE RECOGNIZES STILES LUTZ AND DUEPPENGIESSER AS PROGRESSIVE DAIRY MANAGERS - July 2014

National Dairy Shrine is proud to recognize its 2014 Progressive Dairy Manager Grant Award winners. Each of these deserving recipients receives a travel grant of $2000 to use for an approved educational experience.

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LUKE HUYSMAN NAMED NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE 2014 GRADUATE PRODUCTION AWARDEE - July 2014

Central New York native, Luke Huysman is the 2014 Graduate Production Award winner for the National Dairy Shrine. The $2,500 award sponsored by Elanco - designed to recognize and encourage college graduates within the past nine years to pursue careers in commercial dairying - will be presented to Huysman at the annual National Dairy Shrine Awards Banquet in Madison, Wis. on October 2, 2014.

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TOP GRADUATES TO RECEIVE NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE STUDENT RECOGNITION AWARD - July 2014

Denmark, Wis. - The National Dairy Shrine has announced the selection of seven Student Recognition Award winners. Talented in and out of the classroom, these students represent the best of the best dairy students across the nation.

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NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE ANNOUNCES FIRST SOPHOMORE MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS - July 2014

Inaugural recipients of four National Dairy Shrine Sophomore Merit Scholarships were awarded to Bethany Dado, Amery, WI; Mary Liebenstein, Dundas, MN; Shannon Rodeffer, Snohomish, WA; and Colleen Smith, Pine Plains, NY. Dado received the $1,500 award, while the other three candidates received $1,000 awards. The scholarship is awarded to a sophomore undergraduate interested in a dairy career.

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SORG AND BROEGE AWARDED 2014 MCCULLOUGH SCHOLARSHIPS - July 2014

Gabriella Sorg of Hastings, Minnesota and Kristin Broege of Janesville, Wisconsin have been selected as winners of the 2014 Marshall E. McCullough Scholarship given in memory of Marshall McCullough, the well-respected nutrition researcher and educator from Georgia.

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SENTELLE, BUSH HONORED WITH 2014 NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE KILDEE SCHOLARSHIP - July 2014

Jessica Sentelle and Hayden Bush have been selected as this year's recipients of National Dairy Shrine Kildee Scholarships. Both were selected based upon on academic success, leadership ability, experience in the dairy industry and dairy judging, as well as future goals.

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THE NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE AWARDS SIX JUNIOR MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS - July 2014

The National Dairy Shrine is proud to honor six outstanding students with Junior Merit Scholarships. This is the first year the Junior Merit Scholarship has been offered and the number of well deserving applicants serves as encouragement for the future of our dairy industry.

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IAGER DAIRY SCHOLARSHIP AWARDED TO KAMPHUIS AND PUNG - July 2014

The National Dairy Shrine is pleased to announce Derrek Kamphuis and Allison Pung as recipients of the 2014 Iager Dairy Scholarship. This scholarship was created by an endowment from the Charles and Judy Iager family of Fulton, Md. These $1000 scholarships are awarded annually to second-year students enrolled in a two-year agricultural school and pursuing a career in the dairy industry.

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2014 NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE/DAIRY MANAGEMENT INC. AWARDS $6,500 IN MILK AND DAIRY PRODUCTS SCHOLARSHIPS - July 2014

DENMARK, Wis. - The National Dairy Shrine (NDS) and Dairy Management Inc. (DMI) are pleased to announce that $6,500 in scholarships have been awarded to college students in dairy product development, milk marketing or related fields.

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2014 NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE/DAIRY MANAGEMENT INC. AWARDS $8,500 IN EDUCATION & COMMUNICATION SCHOLARSHIPS - July 2014

DENMARK, Wis. - The National Dairy Shrine (NDS) and Dairy Management Inc. (DMI) are pleased to announce that $8,500 in scholarships have been awarded to college students in education, communication or related fields.

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