Abby Joyner back for her 3rd year on the GDYF Junior Board!
Hey, My name is Abby Joyner. I am a Burke County 4-H and FFA member. I show commercial heifers, registered dairy cattle, and market hogs. I have shown commercial heifers for six years. For the past two years, I have shown registered heifers. In 2016 I was showing hogs and I am excited to get back into that arena this year also. In 2019, I had the opportunity to purchase four registered brown swiss heifers. My herd has now grown to seven and is still growing. The age range is
Meet Junior Board Officer Laurel Christopher! Another great addition to our team!
Hello, my name is Laurel Christopher. I am in the ninth grade at White County High School and this is my fourth year showing commercial dairy heifers. In addition to dairy, I also show registered American Quarter horses. For as long as I can remember, I was in the saddle and lived for days in the show ring. That intense adrenaline and the uncomfortable show clothing on a cold morning are feelings I live for. So when I was presented with the opportunity to show something else,
GDYF Junior Board Training...Striving to Build Social Interaction!
GDYF Training Day held on June 5th On Saturday, the Junior Board met for their annual leadership and training day. The seven officers spent the day learning about the industry, training, brainstorming ideas, and team building to improve involvement with the foundation. The junior board began their day at Rock House Creamery in Newborn, Georgia. With the guidance of Robin Schick, they participated in making cheese, enjoyed a demonstration on making a charcuterie board, and tou
Addie Pierce.....Willing and Ready to Serve
Hey everyone my name is Addie Pierce. I am 17 years old and a Junior at Winder-Barrow High School. I am very active in my FFA chapter, whether it's showing animals, competing in different Career and Development Events (CDE), or being on our FFA officer team, etc. I have shown dairy heifers for three seasons and swine for one season. I am the Winder Barrow High School Vice President on our officer team and I have competed in CDEs for Vet Science, Ag Sales and employment skills