Kate Foy, daughter of Michael and Sarah Foy of Kingston, was named 2011 Youth of the Year by the American Morgan Horse Association (AMHA). The contest was held at the Grand National and World Championship Morgan Horse Show held in Oklahoma City.
The contestants participate in a rigorous four-part test throughout the course of two days. Included are a written exam, an oral presentation and interview, a ridden or driven horsemanship pattern, and a judging division with a reasons portion. Foy placed First in both the oral presentation and written exam and received Second place in the horse judging portion. The winner of this prestigious contest earns a custom-designed awards package valued at $2,500.
Foy is a senior at the University of Louisville and is working toward degree in Equine Administration. She would like to get a job in the horse industry and graduate school is a future possibility.
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Kingston, NH — Timothy Christopher Kasper, 47, of Kingston, N.H., passed away on Friday, June 7, 2013, at St. Elizabeth’s Hospice in Ft. Thomas, Ky. Mr. Kasper was employed with Foss Manufacturing Company, LLC in Hampton, N.H. He is survived by his mother, Sally Furrow of Franklin, Maine and father, Curtis Kasper (Sandy) of Erlanger, Ky.; siblings, Terrie Kasper of Franklin, Maine, Andrew Kasper (Teresa) of Dayton, Ohio, Todd Kasper (Chang He) of Dayton, Ohio, and Emily Liu (Norman) of South Lebanon, Ohio. He also leaves behind many loving family members.
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