ANNUAL AWARDS
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Doug Preuss, Monogram Farms, Terry, right, was honored with the Lifetime of Achievement award at the 2017 Mississippi Angus Association Meeting and Banquet, May 5 in Raymond, Miss. Also pictured presenting the award is Stephen Gaines, Mississippi Angus Association president. Photo by Mark Sims, American Angus Association.
PROGRESSIVE BREEDER OF THE YEAR
Lane Smith, Smith Farms, Purvis, right, was named Progressive Breeder of the Year at the 2017 Mississippi Angus Association Meeting and Banquet, May 5 in Raymond, Miss. Pictured presenting the award is Stephen Gaines, Mississippi Angus Association president. Photo by Mark Sims, American Angus Association.
HIGH SELLING COW/CALF PAIR & BRED HEIFER
Chris Fulper, Fulper Angus Farm, Booneville, consigned the high selling cow-calf pair and high selling bred heifer at the 2017 Mississippi Angus Association Sale, May 6 in Raymond, Miss. Cow-calf pair Lot 18 and 18A consisted of Fulper Foxy Barbara 052 a September 2012 daughter of Connealy Impression, and an October 2016 bull calf sired by Connealy Consensus 7229. The bred heifer Lot 24 consisted of Fulper Duty 165 an October 2015 daughter of R B Tour Of Duty 177. Pictured from left are Stephen Gaines, Mississippi Angus Association president, presenting; Chris Fulper, consignor; and D.R. Bozeman, Mississippi Angus Association vice president, presenting. Photo by Mark Sims, American Angus Association.
HIGH SELLING OPEN HEIFER
Ivan and Melanie Kiani, Kiani Angus, Morton, consigned the high selling open heifer at the 2017 Mississippi Angus Association Sale, May 6 in Raymond, Miss. Lot 25A consisted of Kiani Duchess 1176 a September 2016 daughter of S A V Renown 3439. Pictured from left are Ivan and Melanie Kiani, consignors; and D.R. Bozeman, Mississippi Angus Association vice president, presenting. Photo by Mark Sims, American Angus Association.
CHAMPION BRED HEIFER
Ivan and Melanie Kiani, Kiani Angus, Morton, consigned the high selling open heifer at the 2017 Mississippi Angus Association Sale, May 6 in Raymond, Miss. Lot 25A consisted of Kiani Duchess 1176 a September 2016 daughter of S A V Renown 3439. Pictured from left are Ivan and Melanie Kiani, consignors; and D.R. Bozeman, Mississippi Angus Association vice president, presenting. Photo by Mark Sims, American Angus Association.
CHAMPION OPEN HEIFER
Ivan and Melanie Kiani, Kiani Angus, Morton, consigned the champion open heifer at the 2017 Mississippi Angus Association Sale, May 6 in Raymond, Miss. Lot 25A consisted of Kiani Duchess 1176 a September 2016 daughter of S A V Renown 3439. Pictured from left are Ivan Kiani, consignor; Stephen Gaines, Mississippi Angus Association president, presenting; and Melanie Kiani, consignor. Photo by Mark Sims, American Angus Association.
CHAMPION FALL COW/CALF PAIR
& BEST IN SHOW

Stuart Johnson, Golden J Farm, Tupelo, consigned the champion cow-calf pair and best in show at the 2017 Mississippi Angus Association Sale, May 6 in Raymond, Miss. Cow-calf pair Lot 32 and 32A consisted of GJF WRM Erica Eileen 1219 a December 2011 daughter of S A V Bismarck 5682, and an October 2016 bull calf sired by PVF Insight 0129. Pictured from left are Stephen Gaines, Mississippi Angus Association president, presenting; Luke Chittom, farm manager; and Stuart Johnson, consignor. Photo by Mark Sims, American Angus Association.
CHAMPION SPRING COW/CALF PAIR
Lane Smith, Smith Farms, Purvis, consigned the champion cow-calf spring pair at the 2017 Mississippi Angus Association Sale, May 6 in Raymond, Miss. Lot 28 and 28A consisted of S/F Blacklass 386 a November 2013 daughter of Spring Cove Titan 8319, and a February 2017 heifer calf sired by Whitestone Dinero 5057. Pictured from left are Stephen Gaines, Mississippi Angus Association president, presenting; and Lane Smith, consignor. Photo by Mark Sims, American Angus Association.