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Kessler family wins 19 awards at 12th annual KY Points Banquet
Family members - Jera, Kyla, Keaton and Kevin Kessler win total of 19 points at State Event held in Bardstown, KY, 19 Sep 2015
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By Linda Kessler
The 12th Annual Youth Livestock Points Banquet of the Kentucky Proud Program sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Agriculture and James Comer, Commissioner was held on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at the Nelson County Fairgrounds in Bardstown KY.
The Kessler Family of Columbia KY, Adair County received a total of 19 of the awards presented to the dairy breeders and showmanship exhibitors from across the state of KY.
Jera Kessler who is a Senior at Adair County High School and the Treasurer of ACHS FFA Chapter received a college scholarship, 1st in showmanship of all breeds, her cows were in top 5 dairy animals, her dairy heifers placed in the top 5, her dairy animals were in top 5 KY Proud animals, and she earned 1st place in overall dairy exhibitor.
Kyla Kessler who is a Sophmore at ACHS and in the FFA Chapter received awards for exhibiting and showing cows that placed in the top 5, her dairy heifers placed in the top 5, her animals placed in top 5 KY Proud animals of all dairy species, she received 3rd in showmanship and 4th in overall exhibitors in KY Proud.
Keaton Kessler who is a sixth grader at Adair County Middle School was awarded a showmanship award for being in the top 5, his dairy cow placed in the top 5, his dairy heifer placed in the top 5, His KY Proud animals were in the top 5 ranking of the dairy breed, and he received 2nd for overall dairy exhibitor in KY Proud.
The 2015 top Kentucky Proud Dairy Breeder was Kesslers Jerseys. Kevin Kessler accepted this award.
All of these awards and recognition are earned with lots of hard work and dedication to the dairy industry and the promotion of a way of life that dairy farmers live."
This story was posted on 2015-09-26 05:43:27
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