Turner FFA member recognized at NJSGS

Turner Elementary FFA member recognized at NJSGS
Posted on 07/02/2019
Turner FFA member recognized at NJSGS
By: Rebeca Lazo
Pasadena ISD Communications

Harvey Turner Elementary FFA Beef Heifer Show Team member, Myka Mikolajchak, was named Junior National Champion Public Speaker at the 2019 National Junior Santa Gertrudis Show

The competition required Mikolajchak to present a seven minute speech. As a result, she earned an opportunity to present her speech at a national banquet in front of a crowd of over 500. She also placed 4th, 8th and 11th in the cattle show with her heifers, Felicia, Diamond and Crystal respectively. 

Mikolajchak placed 15th out of 48 in Showmanship and participated in the Powerpoint and Photography contests where she received 1st and 10th place. 

She also participated in the Livestock Judging, Cattleman’s and Sales Talk contests. 

Santa Gertrudis Breeders International (SGBI) provides progressive leadership, services, programs and technology to promote and broaden the long-term profitability of Santa Gertrudis influence within the beef industry by being member driven and consumer focused.

Myka Mikolajchak shows off her awards alongside her heifer at the 2019 NJSGS.