Press Release - 7/20/16

Ten individuals will lead the North American Limousin Junior Association as the 2016-2017 board of directors.

Photo caption: Congratulations to these individuals elected to serve the North American Limousin Junior Association as the 2016-2017 board of directors and officers: (seated) President Anna Johnson, Sebeka, Minn.; Vice President Ethan Freund, Elizabeth, Colo.; Secretary Callie Hicks, Midway, Ky.; Treasurer Will Blaydes, Midway, Ky.; Ex-Officio Layton Schur, Plainview, Texas; (standing) Katie Campbell, NALF director of activities; Director Katie Hurt, Richmond, Ky.; Director Dominic Ruppert, Witt, Ill.; Director Randa Taylor, Decatur, Texas; Director Aaron Linhart, Leon, Iowa; Director Devan Cox, Coatsville, Ind.

Limousin Juniors Elect Leadership
One of the highlights of the annual Limousin junior national show is the election of officers and board members to serve the North American Limousin Junior Association (NALJA) for the upcoming year. The new officers and board members for the 2016-2017 year were named during the awards banquet of the National Junior Limousin Show and Congress (NJLSC) held on July 14, 2016 in Lexington, Ky.

Elected to lead NALJA as president for the upcoming year is Anna Johnson, Sebeka, Minn. She is the daughter of Russell and Barbara Johnson. Johnson was also appointed to her second term on the NALJA board, where she served as secretary this past year.

Likewise elected to his second term on the board of directors is Ethan Fruend. He is the son of Joey and Colleen Freund from Elizabeth, Colo. Ethan was named vice president, moving up from treasurer the year previous. 

Callie Hicks, Midway, Ky., will serve as NALJA secretary for the 2016-2017 year. She is the daughter of James and Marci Hicks.

Another board member from Midway, Ky., Will Blaydes was selected as treasurer. Will is the son of Greg and Mary Blaydes.

Rounding out the NALJA executive committee is Ex-Officio Layton Schur from Plainview, Texas. The son of Glenn and Dina Schur, Layton is the retiring NALJA president.

Three new junior members were elected to their first term on the board of directors. Katie Hurt, Richmond, Ky., is the daughter of Bill and Susan Hurt. Dominic Ruppert, Witt, Ill., is the son of Chad and Andrea Ruppert. From Decatur, Texas, Randa Taylor, daughter of Suzanne Taylor, was the third new board member.

The additional members on the NALJA board of directors include Devan Cox, son of Larry and Holly Cox, from Coatesville, Ind., and Aaron Linhart, son of Charles and Heather Linhart, from Leon, Iowa.

Four young ladies completed their service on the NALJA Board of Directors. They are Ex-Officio Randee Corns, Eureka, Kan.; Director Rachel Booth, Miami, Okla.; Director Sarah Johnson, Williamsport, Ohio; and Director Taylor Green, Crossville, Tenn.

Katie Campbell, North American Limousin Foundation director of activities, serves as the staff advisor to the junior association and the junior board. Jim Bob Hendrickson, Adair, Okla., is the adult advisor for NALJA.

For more information on the North American Limousin Junior Association contact Katie Campbell, director of activities, at 303-220-1693, ext. 43, or visit

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Congratulations to Winnie Combs of Tennessee. Miss Pink continues her winning ways for Winnie with more than one purple ribbon!

Division I winner for the Owned Show at the Limousin Junior Nationals in Kansas.

Sire: Starbucks
Dam: Legacy's Tracy
Raised by us


Res Division Champion - NAILE


DOB: 10-4-08 |REG.# NPF-1927764
Sire: Mags Starbucks
Dam: Legacy's Miss Priss

Miss U continued her mother's winning ways out on the show circuit with more than one division win over the summer 2009.

• Res Grand Champion - World Beef Expo 2009
• 10th Overall Female - National MOE standings - 2009
• Res. Division Champion - NAILE
• Class winner and Reserve Division - Heartland Junior Regional - Kansas
• Class winner and Reserve Division - National Junior Heifer Show - Amarillo, Texas
• Class winner, Division Champ and Reserve Land of Lincoln Champ - Illinois State Fair 2009 
Champion Limousin Heifer
Kentucky Beef Expo Junior Show
  Miss U and the Grand girls:
Laurel and Darian


DOB: 4-4-09 •
Tattoo: LGCY 44W • Reg # NPF1945396
Sire: MAGS Starbucks
Dam: Legacy's Shelly (Wulf's Pathfinder)




Legacy's Zita
World Beef Expo 2013


DOB: 6/1/05
Tattoo: JRDN 61R • Reg# NPF-1818225
Sire: VORE Noah 327N
Dam: Legacy's Nonchalant

Reba had a wonderful show career for Jordan.


Sire: Kryptonite
Dam: Legacy's Honey Barrel

Napoleon was a superb bull with an excellent disposition. He won his class at the NAILE in Louisville in 2004 and was Division III Champion in the presale show in the Des Moines area. He sold in the Iowa Beef Expo to the Powell family.

• Reserve Grand Illinois Field Day
• Reserve Grand Land of Lincoln Illinois State Fair


Sire: Kryptonite
Dam: Legacy's Honey Barrel

Playmaker was a full sib to Legacy's Napoleon.
• Grand Champion Bull Champion Land of Lincoln
• 2005 Illinois State Fair
• Reserve Division Winner NAILE 2005


DOB: 3/10/03 •
Tattoo: JRDN 310N • Reg# NPF-1710060
Sire: Heaven's Kryptonite
Nonchalant @ 2 months w/ Dam
HAKS Betty 617K • NPM-1424825


DOB: 3/5/02 • Reg# NPF-1671952
Sire: Wulf's Guardian
Dam: Miss Wulfette 0268K

Mae is a former show heifer of Jordan's. Very long-bodied female with a super quiet disposition.