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Ryan Pribil

Ryan is the son of Roger and Cindy Pribil.  He has been a member of the Oklahoma and National

Junior Hereford Association since he was 7.  He has competed in the fed steer shoot out for the

past 4 years and won the overall grand champion steer and Champion commercial pen of 3 in

2020.  During High School Ryan has been involved in FFA for 5 years and was chapter President

this past year.  He has been a State FFA Proficiency Finalist the past 3 years winning the State in

Diversified Agriculture Entrepreneurship/Placement in 2020 and 3 rd  Place in Grain Production in

2021 and 2022 and received his State Degree this year.  Ryan was a member of the National

Honor Society, an Honor Graduate, and he was also a member of the Hennessey High School

baseball team for 4 years.  He plans to attend Oklahoma State University majoring in Animal


About Norm and Jane Durham

Jane believed in lifelong learning and earned an additional bachelor degree in Animal Science from Oklahoma State University in 1980. She applied this knowledge toward the operation of the Hereford cattle ranch she and Norman established in 1969. She actively pursued new information related to the Hereford breed, and implemented the use of performance data to drive continuous improvement for their herd. 

While raising Hereford cattle, Jane was heavily involved in the National Hereford Women Association and the Oklahoma Hereford Women Association. She joined the Oklahoma Pollettes Association around 1974 and the National Pollettes Association around 1983, where she served as Chairwoman on both. Not only did she serve on the OHW board, she also served on the OHA board from 2009 to 2015. 

She was a wonderful example of a strong, smart, and loving woman to everyone around her and had a true dedication to the Hereford Breed.

Norm and Jane Durham Scholarship Info

  • Must reside in Oklahoma

  • Be a member of the JHAO

  • Be child/grandchild of HWO or OHA

  • HIgh School Senior or college student given priority

  • 2.5 GPA

  • Submit High School or College Transcript

  • 2 References

  • $750

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