The team placed second overall in the Poultry Judging Contest, just 1.3 points (out of 4500) behind first place winner Georgia. Pennsylvania was first in the Market Egg Division, second in Production Hens and Oral Reasons Division and fourth in the Market Poultry Division.
Team scores impressively, besting eight other universities; placed first in Breed Selection & Carcass Quality and Egg Production & Quality.
Miller was recognized with the PA Poultry Youth Service Award at the Youth Poultry 101 Conference on May 2.
For the second straight year, students from Penn State's Department of Animal Science placed second overall at the USPOULTRY Foundation Ted Cameron National Poultry Judging Contest held at Louisiana State University on April 15-17. Josh Cassar, Lansdale, PA, was first place over all individual.
Penn State's Poultry Science Club was recognized as the top club in the country at the 2015 International Poultry and Processing Exposition in Atlanta; Hannah Misner was second in member of the year competition.