Lauren Robison Recognized With Numerous State Fair Honors

Lauren Robison, leading her Junior Champion Fall Calf, “Serenity”

Lauren Robison of Mulberry Grove received every award possible in the recent Illinois State Fair Junior Guernsey Show.

She won Junior Champion, Reserve Junior Champion, Honorable Mention Junior Champion in the heifer show. She received Grand Champion, Reserve Grand Champion and Honorable Mention Grand Champion in the cow show and she won senior showmanship.

Lauren shown with her cow “Cookie”. Cookie was chosen as Reserve Intermediate Champion and Reserve Grand Champion of the Open Show.
Lauren shown with her cow “Cookie”. Cookie was chosen as Reserve Intermediate Champion and Reserve Grand Champion of the Open Show.
Lauren shown with her Grand Champion “Cutie” and her friend T.J. Wingert, a freshman at Kaskaskia College, leading Lauren’s Reserve Grand Champion cow “Confetti”
Lauren shown with her Grand Champion “Cutie” and her friend T.J. Wingert, a freshman at Kaskaskia College, leading Lauren’s Reserve Grand Champion cow “Confetti”
Some of the banners and awards won by Lauren and her parents, Kevin & Emily Hartmann, during the Illinois State Fair (41 blue ribbons, 13 purple champion ribbons)
Some of the banners and awards won by Lauren and her parents, Kevin & Emily Hartmann, during the Illinois State Fair (41 blue ribbons, 13 purple champion ribbons)

In the open show, Lauren’s family received 14 first place individual and group class awards, along with Reserve Junior Champion and Honorable Mention Junior Champion in the heifer show. They received Reserve Intermediate Champion, Honorable Mention Intermediate Champion, Senior Champion, Reserve Senior Champion and Reserve Grand Champion in the cow show. The family also received the Premier Breeder and Premier Exhibitor Awards for the Open Guernsey Show.