Packard Named Champion of WI Auctioneer Bid Calling Contest
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 08/08/2018
An auctioneer from Antigo has taken top honors at the State Champion Auctioneer Bid Calling Contest at the Wisconsin State Fair on Tuesday. Kathy Packard of North Central Sales Auction LLC won the competition, which is held annually by the Wisconsin
Packard is co-owner and one of the lead auctioneers of North Central Sales. She has over 20 years of experience in real estate, farms, business liquidation, benefit, personal property estate and high end collector's auctions. Kathy was also the 2015 WAA
president and is active in the auction industry on the state and national levels.
As the state's top auctioneer, she will represent Wisconsin at the National Auctioneers Association contest.
Meanwhile, Jenny Markham-Gehl of Bravo Benefit Auctions of Milwaukee was named runner-up of the competition, with Ray Henry from I.R.A.Y. Auction placing third.
Proceeds from the items the contestants sold will go to further WAA education, scholarships and the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation.