The NOC Sheep Production and Management Class attended the North American International Livestock Exposition November 13-18 in Louisville, Kentucky.
The group exhibited 14 head of Dorset and Hampshire sheep for the NOC Sheep Center. On the “green chips” at Louisville NOC 9008 was the class winning Winter/Spring Dorset Wether Dam and went on to be named the Champion Dorset Wether Dam.
NOC also exhibited the class winning Yearling Dorset Wether Dam.
Students at the show included Sydni Case, Wellston; Brynna Keeler, Ponca City; Bailey Hooper, Ponca City; Emily Miller, Thorntown, IN; Brock Moman, Newkirk; JaLeigh Oldenburg, Mulhall; and Bridget Kemp, Adair.
NAILE is the “Super Bowl” of sheep shows in the United States.
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NOC, a public two year community college, serves 4,200 students on the home campus in Tonkawa, branch in Enid, NOC/OSU Gateway Program in Stillwater, online, and the University Center in Ponca City.
In 2019, NOC celebrated the 20-year anniversary of the Enid campus and a 15-year partnership with OSU for the Gateway Program.
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Photo Caption: NOC Students attended the NAILE Livestock Show Nov. 13-18. Pictured (L-R): Sydni Case, Brynna Keeler, Bailey Hooper, Emily Miller, Brock Moman, JaLeigh Oldenburg (holding the sheep) and Bridget Kemp (kneeling behind the sheep).