The Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association (TCA) will honor two outstanding youth in the Tennessee cattle industry with their new Outstanding Youth Award. The award will be given in two age divisions, senior and junior. For this award, senior is defined as ages 17 to 21 and junior is defined as ages 12-16 as of January 1, 2018.
The award recipients will be selected based on nominations. The nominations must be made by TCA members, county Association leadership, county Extension Agents, and/or Agriculture Educators/FFA Advisors. The nomination period will run from September 1, 2018 to December 15, 2018. Awards will be presented during the annual Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association Convention and Trade Show in January.
Nominees should show outstanding leadership in cattle related activities including showing, production, leadership roles in cattle organizations, etc. They should also show other leadership involvement in 4-H/FFA, community service, etc.
More information and nomination forms can be found on the website at, www.tncattle.org/outstanding-youth-award.