JAMES M. AND BLANCHE DAVIDSON SCHOLARSHIP
Jim Davidson contributed 36 years of his life, experience, and expertise to the University of Wyoming. He provided hands-on training for the University of Wyoming’s agricultural students, many of whom are still involved in the sheep industry. Jim began his career in 1922 as a shepherd in his native Canada. He began at the University of Wyoming in 1936 and was ranked as one of the top five shepherds in the United States during his time here. A career highlight came in 1948 when his Hampshire wether won the Grand Champion of Show at the International Livestock Show. Jim also served as a sheep judge in Chicago, Kansas City, Denver, and at many state fairs. He advised and helped Wyoming breeders improve and develop quality flocks throughout the state.