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Wyoming Collegiate Cattle Association

 

Wyoming Collegiate Cattle Association (WCCA) is a recognized student organization open to all students who are interested in learning more about the cattle industry. From ranch tours to speakers, WCCA is a tremendous opportunity for students to promote professional networking, touring progressive operations, and gaining overall new perspectives in the dynamic cattle industry. As joint members of the Wyoming Stock Growers Association the club works to promote the cattle business and its values throughout the state and university. Not only will the club enhance leadership and communication skills, but it will provide students with fun, hands-on learning experiences not acquired in a classroom setting. Annual activities for the club include, but are not limited to, biweekly meetings, guest speakers, fundraisers, and club trips.

WCCA group photo

2021-2022 Academic Year Club Plans

 Meetings are held biweekly in the Animal Science building room 103 at 6:30pm.

 2021 Fall Activities

TBD

 

2022 Spring Activities

TBD

 


 

Past Club Activities

Attended the NCBA National Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show, New Orleans, LA - 2019

Five Rivers Cattle Feeding Kuner Feedlot Tour, Kersey, CO - 2019

Legacy Meats visit, Kersey, CO - 2019

Empire Dairy Tour, Wiggins, CO - 2019

Hosted Mississippi State Collegiate Cattlemen's Association for end of the year BBQ, Laramie WY - 2019

Hat Community Service Project- Nebraska Flooding Relief - 2019

UW Beef Unit and Farm tour, Laramie, WY - 2018

National Cattleman’s Beef Association (NCBA) office tour, Denver, CO - 2018

CattleFax meeting, Denver, CO - 2018

Red Angus Association visit, Denver, CO - 2018

Attended the Wyoming Stock Growers Association Convention, Casper, WY - 2018

Beef Box Raffle Fundraiser - 2018

Padlock Ranches, Ranchester, WY - 2018

ORIgen Bull Stud, Billings, MT - 2018

Video Conference with Cody Creelman, Laramie, WY - 2018

NCBA Cattle Industry Convention, Phoenix, AZ - 2018

Cargill meat processing, Ft. Morgan, CO - 2017

Western Sire Services, Gordon, NE - 2016

Krebs Ranch tour, Gordon, NE - 2016

Low stress cattle handling clinic with Curt Pate, Laramie, WY - 2015

 

WCCA Officers at The Alamo WCCA StudentsWCCA studentsWCCA MembersWCCA student

Brittany Vogl

President

Brittany Vogl, WCCA president

McKenna Carnahan

Vice President

McKenna Carnahan, WCCA vice president

Holly Heckendorf

Secretary

Holly Heckendorf, WCCA secretary

Jacey Taylor

Treasurer

Jacey Taylor, WCCA treasurer

Abby Vogl

Public Relations

Abby Vogl, WCCA public relations

Susan Wadsworth

Public Relations

Susan Wadsworth, WCCA public relations

Dr. Shelby Rosasco

Advisor

Dr. Shelby Rosasco, WCCA advisor

Dr. Paul Ludden

Advisor

Dr. Paul Ludden, WCCA advisor

Interested in joining? 

 

Contact us: 

Brittany Vogl
WCCA President
bvogl@uwyo.edu

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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