A truly outstanding set of applicants in our 2023 Distinguished $20,000 Sullivan Supply/Stock Show University Scholarship program. 1,587 applications from 46 states and Canada proves that the interest of our Ag youth runs deep. It is a blessing now more than ever to be a part of this great industry and to see this generation flourish in the barn, the showring, in academics and in their community. A huge thank you to our scholarship selection committee of industry leaders (non-Sullivan Supply employees or family members) who spend so many volunteer hours choosing our 20 winners. Congratulations to all our winners and applicants. Over $320,000 has been gifted to young individuals since the inception of this program in 2008. Sullivan Supply is a stock show family owned and operated company founded in 1989 by John and Dede Sullivan. With its central headquarters in Dunlap, Iowa and offices in Hillsboro, Texas, Lodi, California and Hillsboro, Ohio, Sullivan Supply is known as the innovative leader in livestock grooming supplies.
John Sullivan, Founder Sullivan Supply and Stock Show University
ERIC SCHAFER, Owaneco, IL
National Level Judging Contestant with multiple champion honors including, NAILE & American Royal. Aspiring to be a Collegiate Livestock Judging Coach with plans to return to his family’s operation and continue in the cattle industry.
PAYGE DUPRE, Gainesville, FL
An All-Star Volunteer, International Brangus Queen & Chapter FFA President with plans to pursue a degree in Animal Science at the University of Florida.
DALTON SHANKS, Colfax, IA
Grade A clipper/fitter who has exhibited Iowa State Fair Champion Steers. Greenhand Degree, student council, active in the IJBBA An excellent ambassador for the beef industry who is also focused on giving back to his community.
NALANEY GUYER, Robinson, IL
Exhibited national hog & cattle champions throughout her decorated career. Involved in Ag in the Classroom, Livestock Judging, Cheerleading & 4H. Future plans to obtain a degree in Ag Business & return to the family’s online sale business.
BERREN STROPE, O’Neill, NE
Stock Show U Professor, National Champion Heifer Showman, Broadcasting Member, AJCA Board Director, & Member of the NE State Ag Issues Champion Team. With goals to attend college and become an attorney like his Father.
ALLI PERRY, Fayetteville, TN
A Scholar and a Showman with future plans to be an embryologist. Heavily involved in the Angus Association Alli strives to mentor to those around her while obtaining a high level of academic achievements.
Sponsored with the Quiggins Family-Champion Show Supply
MCKENNA RICHARDSON, Eureka, KS
4.0 Student, FFA Chapter President, member of the champion livestock judging team. Campaigned a successful show cattle career with highlights including NWSS, NAILE, & many Junior Nationals.
TUCKER STAGEMEYER, Page, NE
Future Attorney with plans to represent the American farmer and rancher locally and nationally. National Honor Society, Class President & exhibited numerous national champions including honors at the American Royal & Natl. Jr. Angus Show.
CARLEE CLARK, Muldrow, OK
A superstar showman who has excelled in national rings including Tulsa State Fair, OYE & Maine/Chi Junior Nationals. With plans to pursue a career in the agribusiness field.
Sponsored with Sullivan Supply Representative, Charles Hill
BAILEE AMSTUTZ, Richwood, OH
Market Lamb & Breeding Ewe achievements at a high level. Ohio State FFA Degree, Academic Excellence Award in Agriscience, & Student Council. Striving to be a Chiropractor within in the livestock industry.
ADAM MILLER, Gridley, IL
A Role Model in the Angus Breed, FFA Vice President, & member of numerous champion team fitting teams at national & state levels. After obtaining a degree in Animal Science & Production he hopes to return to his family’s cattle operation.
CAROLINE MUNSON, Shallowater, TX
Decorated Showman with highlights including Ft. Worth & Houston champions. Actively involved in her family’s cattle operation at every level. Future ag communicator with a passion for the industry.
KILEY ALLAN, Le Mars, IA
A Marketing Master with an old school work ethic, Iowa Pork Queen, Dean’s List, FFA Area Vice President. Recipient of the La Prix Scholarship. With plans to double major in Agricultural Communications and Animal Science at Iowa State University.
HAYDEN SCHROEDER, Zephyr, TX
National Level Goat & Lamb Showman who knows how to fit & breed. Heavily involved in livestock judging. Focused on obtaining a position in the agricultural pharmaceutical sales field and continuing to raise livestock with his family.
MAKENA HOGUE, Trafalgar, IN
Marketing Wizard, Communication Connoisseur, 2022 Sullivan Supply The Pulse/Marketing Intern. Indiana FFA Hoosier Degree Recipient.
Sponsored with Sullivan Supply Representative, Justin Shoufler.
MIRANDA SKAGGS, Bryan, TX
Texas 4-H Livestock Ambassador, National 4-H Congress Delegate, All A Honor Roll, TJSSA Junior Director, & great achievements within the Simmental association with plans to study Animal Science & Agricultural Journalism at Texas A&M.
CARTER HOGE, Good Hope, IL
A lifer in the livestock industry, breeder & showman of national champions with a successful show career, leader in varsity sports, AIJC Board Director with hopes to carry on his family’s legacy in the show industry
SYDNEY SANDERS, Leesburg, OH
FFA Focused, Varsity Softball Captain, Ohio Junior Angus Association Vice President. Various state and national champions, including wins at NAILE & Ohio State Fair. Sydney is attending Lake Land College to focus on Ruminant Nutrition.
JORDYN WICKARD, Greenfield, IN
Indiana Junior Angus Association President. Community Centered. Graduating from Purdue and pursuing a career advocating for the agriculture industry.
Sponsored with Sullivan Supply Representative, Justin Shoufler.
Sullivan Supply Carlos Fox Memorial Scholarship Recipient
In mid 2021 we lost stock show legend and long time Sullivan Supply employee Carlos Fox. A one of a kind human being that loved livestock shows and the people.
We were fortunate enough to work with Carlos at Sullivan Supply for many years and now we are excited to announce the inaugural Sullivan Supply Carlos Fox Memorial Scholarship. As part of the distinguished $20,000 Sullivan Supply/Stock Show University scholarship program we are dedicating one of the $1,000 awards in honor of Carlos and his love for the youth livestock industry.
This scholarship will be awarded to a Texas student that best exemplifies the same grit and determination that Carlos lived his life with.
KARLEY RAYFIELD, Lubbock, TX
Full of Grit & Determination, Numerous Time Texas Major and State Fair Champions, Recipient of the 2023 Fort Worth Livestock Beef Superintendents Challenge. Karley exemplifies the precedence in character which Carlos Fox set.