2016 Louisiana Adult Angus Association Annual Banquet Awards


2016 Family of the Year
Graves Family


Graves Family: Trent, Judy, Graham, Andrew & Miranda


2016 Breeder of the Year
Windham Farms


Kevin Windham, Windham Farms, Jena, was awarded Breeder of the Year. Pictured from left are Lani LeBeouf, Louisiana Angus Association princess; Kevin Windham, recipient; and Faith Guice, Louisiana Angus Association queen.

015 LAA Female Sale High Selling Bred Cow
Moonshine Angus Ranch


Ray Gendron - Moonshine Angus Ranch


Landon Hays Memorial Scholarship


Morgan Fruge and Thomas Clayton Simmons received Landon Hays Memorial Scholarships. Pictured from left are Lani LeBeouf, 2016 Louisiana Angus Association princess; Morgan Fruge, Jennings, recipient; Thomas Clayton Simmons, Bossier, recipient; and Faith Guice, 2016 Louisiana Angus Association Queen.

2015 LAA Female Sale High Selling Open Heifer
2016 LAA Bull Sale High Selling Bull over 20 mos
Pupera Farms & Cattle


Pictured from left to right: Lani LeBeouf, 2016 Louisiana Angus Association Princess; Megan and Nicholas Purpera, recipients; and Faith Guice, 2016 Louisiana Angus Association Queen.


  • 2015 LAA Female Sale High Selling Bred Heifer – Grand Bayou Farms

  • 2015 LAA Female Sale High Selling Spring Pair – Pine Tree Ranch

  • 2015 LAA Female Sale High Selling Fall Pair – Philip & Beth Shoemaker

  • 2016 LAA Bull Sale High Selling Bull under 20 months – Dixie Farms


2017 Louisiana Junior Angus Association Annual Banquet Awards


Rookie of the Year


Luke Gisclair, Longville, left, received the Rookie of the Year award at the 2017 Louisiana Junior Angus Association Annual Banquet, Feb. 16 in Gonzales, La. Pictured presenting the award is Lana Myers, Louisiana Junior Angus Association advisor.


Louisiana Angus Royalty


These ladies were selected as royalty for the Louisiana Junior Angus Association and were crowned at the 2017 Louisiana Junior Angus Association Annual Banquet, Feb. 16 in Gonzales, La. Pictured from left are Faith Guice, Downsville, 2016 Miss Louisiana Angus; Lily Gisclair, Longville, 2017 Miss Louisiana Angus; Courtney Dietch, Louisiana Angus Auxiliary president, presenting; Baylie Romero, Plaquemine, 2017 Louisiana Angus princess; and Lani LeBeouf, Deridder, 2016 Louisiana Angus princess.

Bronze and Silver Awards


Faith Guice, Downsville, left, was awarded her Bronze and Silver Awards at the 2017 Louisiana Junior Angus Association Annual Banquet, Feb. 16 in Gonzales, La. The Bronze and Silver Awards are the first and second level of the National Junior Angus Association Recognition Program. Juniors must apply for the awards and then meet point requirements in many areas of participation before receiving the award. Pictured presenting the award is Lana Myers, Louisiana Junior Angus Association advisor.


Voting Delegates


These juniors were selected as voting delegates for this years National Junior Angus Show held in Des Moines, Iowa, at the 2017 Louisiana Junior Angus Association Annual Banquet, Feb. 16 in Gonzales, La. Pictured from left are Faith Guice, Downsville, delegate; Andrew Graves, Abita Springs, alternate; and Morgan Fruge, Jennings, delegate.

Scholarship Winner


Faith Guice, Downsville, center, received the Louisiana Angus Auxiliary Scholarship at the 2017 Louisiana Junior Angus Association Annual Banquet, Feb. 16 in Gonzales, La. Pictured presenting the scholarship are Bridget Gisclair, left, and Angie LeBeouf, right, both of the Louisiana Angus Auxiliary.


Representatives of the Louisiana Junior Angus Association were among several Angus youth at the 2017 National Junior Angus Association's Raising the Bar Officer Training, March 2-5 in Baton Rouge, La. Pictured from left are Katelyn Corsentino, Denham Springs, National Junior Angus Board Membership Director; Lani LeBeouf, Deridder; Lily Gisclair, Longville; Olivia Shepherd, Lake Charles; Andrew Graves, Abita Springs; Kara LeBeouf, Deridder; Daniel Triche, Saint Francisville; and Morgan Fruge, Jennings. Twenty-one juniors from twelve state junior Angus Associations participated in the course, geared toward building stronger leaders while forming important regional relationships.
Photo by Jaclyn Clark, American Angus Association.


Angus youth gathered at the 2017 National Junior Angus Association's Raising the Bar Officer Training, March 2-5 in Baton Rouge, La. Twenty-one juniors from twelve State Junior Angus Associations participated in the course, geared toward building stronger leaders while forming important regional relationships. Pictured front row from left are Lani LeBeouf, Deridder, LA; Lily Gisclair, Longville, LA; Rylie Melancon, Woodville, MS; Maddi Butler, Vincennes, IN; Katelyn Corsentino, Denham Springs, LA; Madison Cox, Eagle Point, OR; Reagan Skow, Palisade, NE; and Daniel Triche, Saint Francisville, LA. Pictured back row from left are Macy Perry, Prather, CA; Madison Boyd, Pinetown, NC; Olivia Shepherd, Lake Charles, LA; Gracie Smith, Kirbyville, TX; Kara LeBeouf, Deridder, LA; Morgan Fruge, Jennings, LA; Lydia Dance, Hillsboro, OH; Gordon Clark, Gretna, VA; Hayley DeHaan, McMinnville, OR; Tim Mardesen, Oxford, LA; Greyson Fernandez, Pine Mountain, GA; Derek Wolf, Windthrost, TX; and Andrew Graves, Abita Springs, LA.
Photo by Jaclyn Clark, American Angus Association.