Janet Castle Crystal Award Archives

The American Angus Auxiliary sponsors the Janet Castle Crystal Award to promote and encourage participation in educational events. These contests allow all juniors, even those who might not show cattle, to participate in the National Junior Angus Show (NJAS). Points are earned for placing and participation in the photography, graphic design, extemporaneous and prepared public speaking, team sales, creative writing, quiz bowl, team marketing, career development, posters and the Auxiliary-sponsored All-American Certified Angus Beef® Cook-Off. Two awards are presented, one to the high-point boy and 'one to the high-point girl.


Official Records

1999-2009

1999
Jamie Meyer, Kan.
Garrett Lampe, Kan.

2000
Jennifer Scharpe, Minn.
Adam Jones, Kan.

2001
Britney Creamer, Colo.
John McCurry, Kan.

2002
Garrett Lampe, Kan.
Courtenay DeHoff, Kan.

2003
Garrett Lampe, Kan.
Emily McCurry, Kan.

2004
Landi McFarland, Iowa
Parker Rayl, Kan.

2005
Jara Settles, Neb.
Garrett Lampe, Kan.

2006
Jara Settles, Neb.
Ransom Gardiner, Kan.

2007
Julie Thelen, Mich.
Cole Gardiner
and Ransom Gardiner, Kan.

2008
Hannah McCabe, Kan.
Ransom Gardiner, Kan.

2009
Ransom Gardiner, Kan.
Hannah McCabe, Kan.

2010-present

2010
Ransom Gardiner, Kan.
Hannah McCabe, Kan.

2011
Hannah McCabe, Kan.
Will Pohlmann, Ark.
Chris Kahlenbeck, Mo

2012
Katy Tunstill, Ark.
Will Pohlman, Ark.

2013
Chris Kahlenbeck, MO
Brooke Harward, N.C.

2014
Chris Kahlenbeck, MO
Brooke Harward, NC

2015
Will Pohlman, Ark.
Keegan Cassady, Ill.

2016
Cooper Sadowsky, MO
Chris Kahlenbeck, MO