MIYBT members earn Scholarships

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Mid-Iowa Youth Beef Team members Olivia Hanson, Adelynn Sienknecht, Kaylynn Murty, Ryan Hosek and William Kroneman are recipients of an Iowa Cattlemen’s Foundation 2024 Youth Beef Team Scholarship.

Mid-Iowa Youth Beef Team members, Olivia Hanson (Union High School), Ryan Hosek (North Tama High School), William Kroneman (Benton Community High School), Kaylynn Murty (South Tama High School), and Adelynn Sienknecht (North Tama High School) each earned a $2,000 Iowa Youth Beef Team Scholarship from the Iowa Cattlemen’s Foundation. Each member is also awarded an additional $500 for earning their Masters of Beef Advocacy certification.

The MIYBT members were invited to compete for the Iowa Youth Beef Team scholarships based upon a written application they submitted detailing their youth beef team membership and the activities they completed to support the Iowa Beef Industry. Contestants were required to complete an interview and make a beef industry presentation on contest day.