The Wisconsin Junior Shorthorn Association strives to provide quality support to junior members by promoting the value and integrity of Shorthorn cattle, by providing quality educational events and activities, and creating opportunities for leadership and networking.

Board of Directors

From Left to Right: Morgan Vondra, Sarah Schultz, Hannah Olsen, Courtney Stelzer, and Kyle Vondra

WJSA Board of Directors

President- Hannah Olsen

Vice President- Kyle Vondra

Secretary- Courtney Stelzer

State Show Co-Chair- Morgan Vondra

State Show Co-Chair- Hanah Schultz

Advisor- Lisa Schlimgen

WJSA is lead by a board of directors who are elected at the State Show in June each year. Board members must be 12-21 years old by January 1st to serve on the board.

Junior Membership

WJSA is open to all youth ages 8 to 21 as of January 1st who are interested in Shorthorn and ShorthornPlus cattle. All paid members will be listed in the WSA Directory.

Junior Membership Form

Junior Newsletters

Junior newsletters help recap the year for junior members.


WSA offers scholarships to students beginning or continuing their education in a post-secondary program. Applicant must be a dues paying member of WJSA, pursue a post-secondary degree, show cattle above the county level, and have a satisfactory scholastic record. Applications must be postmarked or submitted by June 1st.


Previous recipients

Wisconsin Shorthorn Lassies

American Junior Shorthorn Association

Friend of WJSA