2015 Sullivan Supply/Stock Show U Scholarship Winners

schoalrship_2015_hypeSince the inception of the Distinguished $20,000 Sullivan Supply/ Stock Show University Youth Scholarship program we have gifted over $120,000 in scholarships to an amazing group of highly talented young adults. We have had the great honor to read thousands of applications about how lives have been molded by our great livestock industry. This year was no exception. We received 1247 applications from 46 states and Canada. This is a record number of participants. From all of us at Sullivan Supply, thank you. It’s been an inspiration and an honor to watch you develop and reach for your goals.

We also want to send a big thank you out to the scholarship selection committee of industry leaders (non-Sullivan Supply employees or family members) who volunteered their time for our mission.

Congratulations to all our 1247 applicants.

John Sullivan, Founder of Sullivan Supply, Inc and Stock Show University

Sara Beanblossom
Sara Beanblossom – Bradford, OH
“You go out early in the morning together and you come in together”, a Beanblossom sibling motto that instilled strong work ethic and character in Sara. Soon to follow were national champion showmanship and cattle titles. Doing it all together as a family.
Sponsored with Highland, Ohio Valley, Provico, and White Show Supply

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Clayton Boyert- Medina, OH
The epitome of what the Sullivan scholarship stands for. Warm personality, amazing work ethic, distinguished collegiate judging honors and the ability to fit and feed a national champion himself.
Sponsored with Highland, Ohio Valley, Provico, and White Show Supply

Kennedy Core
Kennedy Core – Pleasantville, IA
The total package – academics, athletics, supreme exhibitor, talented showman and tremendous daily care and fitting ability. Her overall skillset is unmatched in the applicants.

Taylor Dorsey
Taylor Marie Dorsey – Eaton, CO
From a distinguished cattle family, yet Taylor blazes her own trail. Top academic excellence, supreme champions and bred and owned champions followed her. The pride of exhibiting home raised livestock drives her.
Sponsored with Don Bruner Sales

Kiley Elder – Ackworth, IA
This future junior breeds assoc. youth director enjoys working with youth at Stock Show U and cattle events across America. Exhibiting major show champion heifers and showmanship championships is her background. Influencing stock show kids positively is her future.

Dulcie Feilds
Dulcie R. Fields – Mount Pleasant, TX
Shows ambition and drive in all she does and this has helped her to succeed on many levels. She is the current president of the AJSA. She strives to make a difference in the beef

Elizabeth Heaton
Elizabeth Heaton – Toulon, IL
One of the outstanding collegiate evaluators in the country. A true leader by example and actions. Past AJMAA president, academically decorated. Her daily show barn commitment lead to multiple national champion females.
Sponsored with Champion Show Supply

Emilee Holt
Emilee Holt – Caldwell, ID
Lives and breathes the livestock industry. Her own cow herd produces quality commercial bulls in the west and produced a recent national champion heifer bred and showed by Emilee.
Sponsored with Sullivan Supply West

Megan Johnson
Megan N. Johnson – Beaver, OK
Currently attends OSU studying agricultural communications. She has served as an At-Large Director for and is currently the Vice President of an Executive Committee of the AIJCA. Megan has won many Champion titles all over the US.

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Bayley Kroupa – Kimball, SD
A highly active achiever. “Captain” or “president” is her name. Her dedication and work ethic came in handy as a livestock exhibitor. Grand champion steers at NAILE and KC resulted.

Ladd Landgraf
Dalton “Ladd” Landgraf – Madill, OK
One of the best young fitters in the country. Served as director of the Oklahoma Junior Maine-Anjou Board, a current director on the AJMAA Board. While maintaining a strong GPA, Ladd has shown across the US with much success.

Isaac McFarland
Isaac McFarland – Keithville, LA 
Just last year took on a 4H project called “Tackling Childhood Hunger”. His drive & determination got over 200 tackle boxes filled with food which helped feed the hungry. His list of accomplishments make him a star in and out of the ring!
Sponsored with Triple E Show Supplies

Jessica Middleswarth – Torrington, WY
A top competitor in the show ring competing at the majors year in and out with bred and owned stock. State champion in team fitting and evaluating. This NJHA director is a leader in all she does.
Sponsored with Don Bruner Sales

Ashley Radde
Ashley Radde – Axtell, TX
A leader in her community and the classroom. She served as President of TJPHA, Junior Director for the TJLA and Vice President of the TCCA, and she currently serves as a Junior Director and Vice President of the TJHA.

Kyle Ramsey
Kyle Ramsey – Navasota, TX
A distinguished, dedicated and driven young man. At the top of his class with a 4.8 GPA, while holding a very active schedule. Kyle is a natural born leader representing the “Best of the Best” among his peers.

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Trent Ray – Abingdon, IL
Drive and the desire to be his best sets Trent apart. National champion judging team, national champion cattle with national champion fitting ability.
Sponsored with Champion Show Supply

John Reasor – Wildwood, GA
Intense and successful evaluator on a national recognized team. Potent breeder of his own Angus and Shorthorn program. Past director of AJSA and chairman of Georgia junior cattlemen. Future plans…law school focused on Ag policy.
Sponsored with Twisted South Show Supply

Grady Ruble – Albert Lea, MN
How do you become successful? You quietly work for it. You develop an unmatched eye and hone your cattleman skills in cow-calf, breeding and the show barn. Grady did it the old-fashioned way…he earned it.

Payton Stoppel – Russell, KS
A highly involved AJCA board member with judging accolades from coast to coast. Her multiple champion heifers at junior nationals does not define her. It’s the humble, can-do attitude that does.
Sponsored with Valley Vet

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Adrianne Trennepohl – Middletown, IN
Developed her own herd of cattle into national champion genetics. Class valedictorian, president of multiple clubs yet her strongest asset may be the self- motivated hunger that exists with her quick, friendly smile.
Sponsored with Sinnamon Show Supply

Sage Sullivan and her dad John carrying on the family tradition of calling all the scholarship winners.