NALJA Honorary Member
Each year state the NALJA Junior Board selects an individual or family that encompasses the NALJA Association’s purpose to develop knowledgeable, motivated beef industry leaders, while promoting the Limousin breed through fellowship, leadership, and education.
2023 NALJA Honorary Member
Schmalshof Family, ATAK Limousin, Avon, Illinois
Dick O’Brien Junior Herdsman Award
Each year state junior advisors nominate National Junior Limousin Show & Congress exhibitors for the O’Brien Award to recognize a superior job of caring for animals, interacting with others, meeting the public and demonstrating maturity. First presented in 1996, the award honors the memory of Limousin enthusiast Dick O’Brien. This award is based upon the leadership that has been exhibited through their Limousin and other various activities.
2023 Junior Herdsman Award Winner
Tyler Speck, Chehalis, Washington