Awards


RWDCA is pleased to provide special recognition to its members through various awards given to its members based on individual accomplishments as well as accomplishments of their cows!


RWDCA Award Information

Larry Moore Master Breeder Award

Award presented to a person who is a member of the RWDCA, who has done an outstanding job of breeding a herd of Red & White cattle, supported RWDCA programs and endeavored to promote and advance the Red & White cow. Age of recipient to be at the discretion of the Awards Committee. Past recipients: 2000 - David Burket, 2001 - Magloire Audet, 2002 - G.W. & Shari Snider, 2003 - T. Edwin Johnson, 2005 - Jack King, 2006 - Paul Lawrence; 2007 - Maurice LeDuc , 2008 - Mark Yeazel, 2009 - Louis Prang e , 2010 - David & Yvonne Preder & Rodney Bohnhoff, 2011 - Dennis Gransee , 2012 - John Gillies , 2013 - Richard M. Green, Sr. , 2014 - Mark Rueth


J.P. “Doc” Ostrander Young Breeder Award

Award presented to a person who is a member of the RWDCA, who has done an outstanding job of breeding a herd of Red & White cattle, supported RWDCA programs and endeavored to promote and advance the Red & White Cow. Age of recipient to be at the discretion of the Awards Committee. Past recipients : 2000 - Steve Rhodes, 2001 - Frank Good, 2002 - Brian Crull, 2 003 - Scott & Beth Wilson, 2004 - Gary Derr, 2005 - Roy MacGregor, 2006 - Bruce & Valerie Vande Zande, 2007 - Felix LeMay, 2008 - Darren Carlstrom, 2009 - Joseph Stitt, 2010 - Dale & Deanna Bendig, 2011 - John Marshman , 2012 - Richard Hurtgen , 2014 - Tom Lyons, Jr.


Junior Breeder Award

Award prese nted to a person who is a member of the RWDCA, who has done an outstanding job of breeding and developing a herd of Red & White cattle, supported RWDCA programs and endeavored to promote and advance the Red & White cow. Recipient must be no more than 21 years of age. Past recipients: 2001 - Kimberley Morrill, 2002 - Garrett Schmidt, 2004 - Stephanie Stout, 2005 - Megan Lundy, 2006 - Cory Salzl, 2007 - Jill Butterfass, 2008 - Billy Jo Swope, 2009 - Stephanie Aves, 2010 - Ryan Morrill, 2011 - Matt Henkes , 2012 - Kelsey Crull , 2013 - W. Cyrus Conard , 2014 - Cassy, Bryce, Carley Krull


Don Albrecht Distinguished Service Award

Award presented to a person that has contributed greatly to the success and promotion of the Red & White cow. Award in memory of Don Albrecht who contributed greatly to the betterment of the RWDCA until his untimely death. Past recipients : 1989 - Max Beer, 1990 - Dr. Rob Bell, 1991 - Gary Mayhew, 1992 - Jerry Good, 1993 - John & Joan Carpenter, 1994 - Ron Smith, 1995 - Stuart Wells, 1996 - Jack King, 1997 - Dr. Dave Selner, 1998 - Mike Barnett, 1999 - Mark Yeazel, 2000 - E lmer Carpenter, 2001 - Bill Hughes, 2002 - Fred Hendricks, 2003 - David & Merry Rama, 2004 - Nancy Sell, 2005 - Dana Erway, 2006 - Tim Baumgartner, 2007 - Maurice LeDuc, 2008 - Steve Rhodes, 2009 - Albert & Mary Etta Lenkaitis, 2010 - Frank & Ann Good, 2011 - Richard M. Green, Sr. , 201 2 - Stephanie Stout & Elmer Howe , 2013 - Jake Skinner , 2014 - Kim Morrill


Gary Mayhew Keystone Award

Award to recognize grassroots members who have given dedicated support to the Red & White breed and the RWDCA. Award in memory of Gary Mayhew who strongly promoted Red & Whites and provided service to the RWDCA and RWDCA members. Past recipients: 2006 - Roger & Arlene Kratzke, 2007 - Sam & Anne Appleby, 2008 - Lester “Buck” & Carol Cobb, 2009 - Dave & Betty Gregory, 2010 - Dana Erway, 2011 - Elmer Howe , 2012 - Brian & Sue Crull , 2013 - Da rren & Heather Carlstrom , 2014 - Sellcrest Farm