Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Extension Dairy Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University
Five Ohio State students participated in the Midwest Dairy Challenge, February 6-8, Manitowoc, WI and hosted by Lakeshore Technical College: Ashlee Dietz, Rixt Miedema, Felicia Nonnenmacher, Kyle Perry, and Erica Wilson. Ohio State, Michigan State, and Purdue universities hosted the 2013 North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge in Ft. Wayne, IN, April 4-6. The OSU team consisted of (pictured below): Ashlee Dietz, Felicia Nonnenmacher, Kyle Perry, and Erica Wilson. The following OSU students participated in the newly formed Dairy Challenge Academy: Sarah Finney, Caleigh Payne, Kara Uhlenhake, and Kristen Wright. There were 128 students and 32 universities that participated in the Dairy Challenge contest, and the newly organized Academy engaged 95 students from 29 schools, including two-year dairy programs. The 2014 Dairy Challenge program will again be hosted by Ohio State, Michigan State, and Purdue universities in Ft. Wayne, IN.
Front row: Felicia Nonnenmacher and Erica Wilson.
Back row: Dr. Maurice Eastridge (Coach), Ashlee Dietz, and Kyle Perry.