Sept. 30 2015 08:00 AM

Appreciation given to those that helped a national title become a reality.

University of Minnesota 2015

The University of Minnesota captured the 95th National Collegiate Dairy Judging Contest title on Monday. After scores from 12 classes and 6 sets of oral reasons, the team from the University of Minnesota found themselves 54 points ahead of the second-place team. The Golden Gophers are coached by Les Hansen, John Ellinghuysen and Alicia Thurk.

After the contest, the students had a few words of reflection on this momentous occasion. Speaking are Vincent Migliazzo (High Individual and High in Reasons); Nathan Donnay (2nd High Individual), Eric Houdek (6th Individual) and Matthew Hanson (11th Individual).
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