Supreme champion dairy cow
July 27, 2008
Name: Aaron Barlass.
Name and breed of animal: Marcy, Jersey.
Quote of the day: "I put in a lot of hard work. It's her third time in a row (winning supreme champion). It's big for me. It's big for my family. … The fair is a fun time. I'm going to miss it."
Advice to others: "Work hard. Have fun. That's what it comes down to. It (raising and showing animals) is a good learning experience."
Other accomplishments: Showing the supreme champ dairy cow twice before. Earning reserve champion honors at the Wisconsin State for Suffolk lamb and natural lamb. Lettering in football and wrestling in high school.
4-H or FFA group: Milton FFA.
School: Graduate of diesel mechanic course at Universal Technical Institute, Chicago, and Milton High School.
Parents: Gordon and Michelle Barlass.
Reserve supreme champion: James Streich, Parkview FFA.