4-H Memorial Funds

4-H Memorial Funds

Thomas Keele Memorial Livestock Award

The Thomas Keele Memorial 4-H Livestock Award recognizes a 4-H member who has excelled with a 4-H Beef and/or 4-H Swine Project. The award is made possible by donations made in memory of Thomas Keele.

Thomas Keele Memorial Livestock Award Application (pdf) due in September annually

To make a donation to this award fund, visit the Donate Page of our website to donate via PayPal or mail a check to our office. Please indicate "Thomas Keele Memorial Award" on your donation.

Past Winners:

2023: Madelynn Pimm

Madelynn's favorite part about showing beef and swine is constantly learning and making new connections. She also enjoys meeting new people and getting to connect with them over agriculture. Her accomplishments include winning Grand Champion 4-H Hog Showman at the Genesee County Fair last year and winning her 4-H Beef Showmanship class at this year's fair. Madelynn has shown her beef cattle all over the region.


2022: Colten Sugg

Colten is a member of the 4-H Beef Club and 4-H Chops & Hocks Club. In 2022, Colten exhibited his beef cattle at the New York State Fair, NYJBPA Spring Preview, Genesee County Fair and Keystone International Livestock Expo. Colten's favorite part about showing beef is "Presenting the animal and having as much fun as he can have in the show arena."



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Last updated November 17, 2023