April 19, 2017
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Caleb Flory Earns Junior Bronze and Silver Awards
Caleb Flory, Baldwin City, Kan., has earned the National Junior Angus Association’s (NJAA) Bronze and Silver awards, according to Jaclyn Clark, education and events director of the American Angus Association® in Saint Joseph, Mo.
The 18-year-old son Jason and Wendy Flory attends the Baldwin High School and is a member of the NJAA and the Kansas Junior Angus Association, where he has served as membership director and reporter.
He has participated in state and national shows. At the National Junior Angus Show (NJAS), Caleb participated the All-American Certified Angus Beef® Cook-Off. He also participated in the Raising the Bar conference in 2013.
The Bronze and Silver awards are the first two levels of the NJAA Recognition Program that began in 1972. Junior Angus breeders must apply for the awards, then meet point requirements in many areas of participation before receiving the honors. Applicants are evaluated in areas of junior Angus association activities and leadership, participation in showmanship, contests and shows, using performance testing to improve their herd and their progress in producing and merchandising Angus cattle.
The NJAA promotes the involvement of young people in raising Angus cattle, while also providing leadership and self-development opportunities for the nearly 6,000 active members nationwide.