The 25 semi-finalists for the 2018-19 edition of Cattlemen’s Young Leaders program have been chosen.
There are 12 Albertans among the semi-finalists: Jessica Giles, Jade Marshall, Melissa Downing, Travis Page, Melissa Van Sickle, Delanie Knull, Megan Clifton, Allana Minchau, Hildie Weibe, Max Allingham, Anessa Good and Kyle Lemmer.
The final 16 will be chosen after a last round of competition at the Canadian Beef Industry Conference in London, Ont. in August.
The 16 young people chosen for the program will be paired with an industry veteran for a nine-month mentorship in their area of interest.
More than 50 people applied for the program.