Washington State Holstein Association

 State Junior Membership


‚Äč State Junior membership is $5.00 per year.  Contact Cathy at boisser@comcast.net for    additional information about membership.


2017 Convention

We will be hosting the 2017 National Holstein convention from June 28th - July 1st in Bellevue, Washington. Cathy Boisseranc will be chairing the youth portion of the convention. Anyone interested in helping plan and put together the youth portion should contact Cathy at boisser@comcast.net


2015 National Junior Holstein Convention


This coming June, 17 Jr. Holstein members and 3 advisors from the state will be traveling to St. Charles, Illinois to attend the 2015 National Junior Holstein Convention. They will have members participating in dairy bowl, jeopardy, and speech competitions as well as entering multiple educational displays, a scrapbook, digital scrapbook, and a state banner.


2015 Washington State Holstein Association Scholarship Recipient


This scholarship is awarded annually to a Junior Holstein Member who has demonstrated leadership skills, academic ability, an interest in dairy cattle, and is pursuing higher education. Additionally, the ambition for a dairy or agriculture related career, while not a requirement, is highly encouraged. This years recipient is Nicole Buell from Marysville, WA. Nicole plans on attending Washington State University this fall.


Dan Frohning Outstanding Junior Member Award


The Dan Frohning Outstanding Junior Member Award is given to a Washington Junior Holstein Member who exemplifies exceptional sportsmanship, leadership, and interest in the dairy industry. This year's recipient was Marcy Bartelheimer from Snohomish, WA.


Hannah Zylstra Award


The Hannah Zylstra Award is given to the Washington State Junior Holstein Overall Showman at the State Black and White Show in July. This year's recipient was Mieke Van Ess from Duvall, WA.

 Upcoming Dates


  • March 21 - Springtime Youth Calf Sale and Barn Clean Up


  • March 27 - Soup and Pie Social


  • April 4 - Sultan Easter Festival


  • April 25 - Evergreen Jr. Dairy Show & Barn Clean Up


  • June 22-27 - National Jr. Holstein Convention, St. Charles, IL


  • July 11 - Summer Picnic


  • July 16-17 - State Black and White Show, Monroe, WA


 2015 Junior Holstein Officers


  President - Blake Schoenbachler

  Vice President - Zach Schilter

  Secretary - Marcy Bartelheimer

  North Representative - Kody Tiemersma

  South Representative - Jon Robinson

  East Area Representative - RJ Rupard


 2015 Junior Holstein Advisors


  Cathy Boisseranc

  Jodi McKay

  Anna Groeneveld