The Georgia Junior Livestock Foundation purpose is to promote youth livestock exhibitors across the state by recognizing young people for their involvement, leadership and dedication to the livestock industry, and success with their livestock projects. Through fundraising initiatives implemented by the GJLF, the board will be able to financially support programs targeting those young people while gaining a higher recognition of the livestock industry.
The Georgia Junior Livestock Foundation is offering one $1,500 scholarship in memory of Lee Harris Jr. and five $1000.00 scholarships to high school seniors who have been actively involved in the Georgia Junior livestock program. NEW: An additional $1,000 scholarship is being added this year for out-of-state seniors. These scholarships will be awarded to senior students who are exhibiting at the GJLF Expo.
2023 GJLF Scholarship Recipients
The Georgia Junior Livestock Foundation presented one $1,500 scholarship in memory of
Lee Harris Jr. and five – $1,000 scholarships in 2023 to high school seniors who have
participated in the Georgia Junior Livestock Show. These scholarships are awarded to
students who have shown beef, dairy, swine, sheep or goats at the state show at
least once during their four years of high school.
Pictured above left to right: GJLF Lazy J Scholarship Recipient – Mac Heuer; GJLF scholarship Recipient – Owen Nichols; GJLF Wyatt Roberts Memorial Scholarship Recipient – Ashlyn Reddick; GJLF Gwinnett County Fair Scholarship Recipients – Willow Waldrep & Jesse Cronic; GJLF Lee Harris Memorial Scholarship Recipient Maddie Dean.