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Texas Tech Meat Judging Team

The Meat Judging Team is comprised of predominantly sophomore and junior students who are interested in developing their knowledge of the meat industry. It is open to students of any major. The team competes at national competitions including the National Western, the  Southwestern Livestock Exposition, the Houston Livestock Show, the American Royal, the Cargill High Plains and the International.

National Championships: 1989, 1991, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2003, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013

Contact Information:
Mark Miller, Ph.D.

(806) 834-0837

Current Team Members:

Brittany Blum, a junior from Howe
Colton Campbell, a junior from Artesia, N.M.
Kylan Carson, a junior from Olton
Taelar Childers, a junior from Crandall
Colton Coker, a junior from Roby
Aaron Faulkner, a senior from Lenapah, Okla.
Trey Garza, a junior from Edinburg
Nick Hardcastle, a senior from Wheeler
Greg Howard, a senior from Bremen, Kan.
Mallory Jones, a junior from Anson
Kirby Kennedy, a junior from Lampasas
Kristen Knight, a junior from Shallowater
Clayton Krause, a senior from New Braunfels
Austin Langemeier, a junior from Marion
Jacob Mikel, a senior from Vinchy, MO.
Tyler Neuman, a junior from Hondo
Kassandra Ognoskie, a junior from Orting, Wash.
Bailey Pennington, a junior from Sonora
William Sellers, a senior from Denver City
Christy Woerner, a junior from Fredericksburg
William Wunderlich, a junior from Fredericksburg

The team is coached by Dr. Mark Miller and assisted by graduate student Loni Woolley.