Jan. 5, 2012


For more information contact:

Cortney Hill-Dukehart Cates, Auxiliary Scholarship Chairman, at

410- 489-4960 or cortneyhd@gmail.com



American Angus Auxiliary Scholarships Available for Junior Angus Members


The American Angus Auxiliary announces that this year it will award approximately $12,000 in scholarships to the top five male and top five female applicants selected from finalists chosen in the applicant’s home state. Each state auxiliary is eligible to submit one male and one female application to the national contest. The winners will be announced during the closing ceremonies of the National Junior Angus Show in Louisville, Ky., on July 20, 2012. 

In addition, the five finalists for the Miss American Angus contest are selected from the top national female applicants.

The application for American Angus Auxiliary Scholarships is now available online.  Interested junior Angus members may download the application, access directions and general information at www.angusauxiliary.com/scholarships/index.html. 

Applications from the state contact must be postmarked by May 1, 2012.  For specific state and local Auxiliary scholarship deadlines and information, visit the Auxiliary website, or contact your state or regional Angus Auxiliary.

Additional questions about the American Angus Auxiliary scholarships can be directed to Cortney Hill-Dukehart Cates, Auxiliary Scholarship Chairman, at

410- 489-4960, or at cortneyhd@gmail.com.

The American Angus Auxiliary consists of individuals interested in the welfare of the Angus breed.  Its members work to provide educational activities for junior Angus members, such as scholarship programs, awards and competitions.  For more information about the American Angus Auxiliary, visit www.angusauxiliary.com.