Limi Boosters


About

Mission Statement

The Limi Boosters are the auxiliary organization of the North American Limousin Foundation. The Limousin enthusiasts support the North American Limousin Junior Association members and promote NALJA activities coupled with complimenting the efforts of NALF in promoting the Limousin breed.

Limi Boosters Objectives

  • Support North American Limousin Junior Association (NALJA) activities
  • Provide scholarships to juniors
  • Provide grants to state Limousin junior associations
  • Donate gifts to participants at the National Junior Limousin Show and Congress (NJLSC)

Future Professionals Contest

FUTURE PROFESSIONALS CONTEST

The objective of the contest is for NALJA members to create a resume and cover letter based on factual work, experiences, education, etc., of the junior that can be used for future career and educational purposes and for the NALJA member to experience a professional interview.

RULES: (Intermediate and Senior Only)

  1. Contestants must be a member of the North American Limousin Junior Association
  2. All work must be that of the entrant

PROCESS:

  1. A panel of qualified judges will critique the entries
  2. Resumes will be critiqued on the following: organization, content, grammar, categories used, relevance, layout and format
  3. There will different topics for intermediate and senior divisions
  4. Contestants are encouraged to wear business professional clothing. Contestants will be judged on personal appearance.
  5. Contest divisions are as follows:

Novice and Beginner Division

Novice and Beginners will not compete in the contest but complete a hands on workshop focused in professionalism.

Intermediate Division & Senior Division

  1. General contest rules pertaining to all age divisions are as follows:
  2. Contest is only open to members 15 years of age and older, as of May 20, 2020.
  3. Contestant will be scored separately on each of the following: cover letter, resumé, personal interview and thank you note. A combined score from these four areas will determine the contestant’s overall score.
  4. Each contestant will be interviewed for no more than ten (10) minutes.
  5. Each individual will be evaluated on the following in the interview portion of this contest:
  • Education – Does applicant have the educational background needed for a position with the organization?
  • Leadership Potential – Does applicant appear to have the ability and motivation to advance in the organization?
  • Extracurricular Activities – Does the potential interviewer have sufficient experience in outside activities?
  • Work Experience – Does the applicant have sufficient job accomplishments, skills and experiences to relate to the position.
  • Communication Skills – How well was the candidate able to express his/her thoughts? Consider factors such as vocabulary, grammar, style of delivery, etc.
  • Career Planning – Did the candidate show evidence of career planning? (Example: setting goals for the future, alternative career paths, long-range plans for future self-development)
  • Motivation/Initiative – To what extent does the applicant show enthusiasm for the position being interviewed for?
  • Appearance/Personality – What kind of general impression does the applicant make? Consider dress, grooming, posture and presence.

High School and College Divisions will have separate job descriptions for contests to apply for.

Examples:

College Division
Job 1: Media Intern
Job 2: National Breed Association Junior Board
Job 3: Animal Health Territory Sales Representative

High School Division Internships
Job 1: State Breed Association Junior Board
Job 2: School Leadership Council
Job 3: Summer Vet tech intern

2021 Future Professionals Contest Job Descriptions

2021 FutureProfessionals Contest Scorecard

If you have any questions, contact Erica Peterson.

Scholarships

Limi Boosters Donna Etherton National Scholarship

Limi Boosters Donna Etherton Scholarship Application

For questions or more information contact: Erica Peterson at 605-730-2077.

Eligibility

Any active member of the North American Limousin Junior Association (NALJA) attending any institution of higher education (2 year and 4-year colleges) is eligible to apply. Applicants’ high-school transcripts must place them in the top scholastic one-third of their classes.

Funds

The Limi Boosters will pay its scholarships directly to the recipients.

Selection

The Limi Boosters will base selection of its scholarship recipients on scholastic excellence; demonstrated leadership; citizenship; financial need; and participation in 4-H, FFA and Limousin junior activities. A selection committee will consider all complete applications received postmarked by May 15, and the Limi Boosters will announce the winners at the National Junior Limousin Show and Congress (NJLSC). The winners do not need to be present to receive the awards. Former scholarship recipients cannot reapply.

Application Procedure

  1. Obtain information and the application form from the following address, or print it from the North American Limousin Foundation (NALF) Web site.
  2. Complete the application in detail and forward it – along with an official high school transcript (showing class ranking), a recent photo of yourself and three letters of recommendation – to the following address by May 15.
  3. One of the three letters of recommendation must be from an active NALF member other than a relative or guardian. That active member must provide his or her NALF member number and signature in the letter.
  4. All applicants must complete the application on original scholarship forms. If applicants want to give extra information, they may attach addenda.
  5. Failure to include all of the required information will disqualify the applicant automatically.

Junior Grant Program

The Limi Boosters offers grants to state junior associations activities. The funds must be used to promote Limousin cattle or junior association members.

To be eligible for future funds, each association that receives a grant must send a report to the Limi Boosters explaining how the money was used.

Complete and submit the Junior Grant Program application by May 15 to the current Limi Boosters President: Suzanne Hubbard, 53160 E 110 RD, Miami, OK 74354, 918-541-5486.

Limi Boosters Junior Grant Application

 

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