Wisconsin Holstein Association Wisconsin Holstein

Adult Award Forms

2013 Adult award form winners will be recognized at the 2014 Adult Holstein Convention being held in Tomah, Wis. and hosted by Vernon, La Crosse and Monroe Counties in February.

2012 Distiguished Breeder and Service Award WinnersAward Form Applications

Distinguished Dairy Breeder (Deadline November 8, 2013)

- Any WHA member can submit names to the WHA office staff
or WHA Board member to nominate another WHA member.

- All submitted forms will be kept on file for 3 years in contention for the award.Those nominees not receiving an award will be sent their previous application materials along with a new form to be resubmitted for consideration if they desire.

- The WHA Executive Committee will look over all forms submitted in the past 3 years and bring to the WHA full Board up to 5 possible recipients.  The WHA full Board will then select the recipient for that year.

  • Younger Dairy Person (Deadline November 8, 2013)

    - Any WHA member can submit names to the WHA office staff or WHA Board member to nominate another WHA member under the age of 40. Materials will be sent to your nominee requesting them to fill out and submit the necessary materials.

  • - All submitted forms will be kept on file for 3 years in contention for the award.Those nominees not receiving an award will be sent their previous application materials along with a new form to be resubmitted for consideration if they desire.

  • - The selection committee shall consist of  five (5): chair(s) of the Breed Improvement committee and previous younger dairy person award winners.

  • - The top ranking from the selection committee will then be presented to the WHA Board for their approval.

  • Young Adult Education Award (Deadline November 15, 2013)

  • - Applicant must be a member in good standing of the Wisconsin Holstein Association at the time of application.

  • - Applicants should indicate on this application which program or event the award will be used for.

  • - For programs such as YDLI, proof of acceptance must be provided.

  • - Award can only be received once per individual.

  • - Young Distinguished Breeder Award recipients are not eligible as they will have already received a $500 YAC sponsored award.

  • - If an award is given and the recipient is unable to attend or does not fulfill the program requirements, the individual is expected to return the funds to the Young Adult Committee.

  • - This award is intended for those whose main source of income is from the farm.

  • - Applicant should be age 21 to 45 as of January 1, 2014.

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