Through the Judge’s Eyes: Callis Looks for Courteous Confidence

Brandon Callis is no stranger to the show ring or the cattle industry. He grew up with grandparents who raised both registered Brahman and commercial cattle in South Texas, and his dad was a 4-H Extension Agent, demonstrating at a young age how to make an impact on youth. Callis was active in 4-H and FFA and showed several of the smaller […]

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Sales Competition Teaches Real World Skills

Junior Nationals are a great time to reconnect with old friends and make new ones. It’s also a time to showcase the cattle you’ve been working on all spring. And for some young people, it is an opportunity to refine and build new skills in the spirit of competition. For those who like the chance to practice their […]

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5 Tips for Public Speaking

Public speaking. Just the very words can make some tremble to their core. For many, speaking in front of their peers or a small group of strangers is a huge fear that may be very challenging to overcome. However, when used effectively, public speaking is a useful tool in public relations and a great way […]

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Educational Contests Help Youth #PreptoWin in Life

We say Junior Nationals, and you could come back with a variety of responses. “Best week of the year.” “Family vacation.” “Where I make new friends and reconnect with old friends each year.” “The show I want to win someday.” “The best show I’ve ever won.”   Whatever your response, we know that you work hard […]

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5 Tips for Picture Perfect Photo Contest Entry

By Sarah Tisdel  Photography contests are a great way to not only have fun, but to improve your skills as an aspiring photographer. Best of all? You don’t need the most expensive camera to win. Check out some tips you can use to wow the judges in the next contest you enter.  #PrepToWin by reading all […]

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7 Interview Tips that Will Land you the Position

So, you’ve scored an interview for that internship or job you had your eye on…and now the NERVES set in. But don’t fret! An interview is your chance to show the employer who you truly are and how you can help positively impact the company. Shake the nerves and get prepared to score your dream […]

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