Stockwell Honored by State Auctioneers Association
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 02/08/2013
A central Wisconsin auctioneer has been recognized by his peers during last week's annual meeting of the Wisconsin Auctioneers Association. Randy Stockwell of Dorchester was inducted into the Wisconsin Auctioneer Hall of Fame for his many years of service and dedication to the industry.
Stockwell, who owns RJ Stockwell Land and Auction Co. with his wife, Beaner, began his company in 1985 after selling farm equipment for a local implement dealer for many years. He has served on the WAA board in different capacities, including president.
He was also named Reserve Champion of the group's state bid calling competition for two years in a row at the Wisconsin State Fair.
"I was so shocked when they began reading my biography at the banquet," Stockwell told Wisconsin Ag Connection. Through the years, so many deserving auctioneers were given this award. I didn't really even consider the possibility that I would be among them. I'm very honored to have been given the
Also at the conference, Carol Miller of Oconomowoc was elected president of the organization. She replaces outgoing president Dave Koning of Koning Auction Service in Monroe.
Kendall Thiel, Chilton; and Rodney Freymiller, Fennimore were also newly elected to the WAA board.
The Wisconsin Auctioneers Association is a statewide trade group of over 400 professional auctioneers.