Weatherford Democrat

March 2, 2010

Local wins at San Antonio Stock Show


— SAN ANTONIO — The Junior Market AOB Steer Show was held Feb. 19, at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo.

Taylor Cody won the honor of Breed Champion AOB with her 1334 pound steer. Cody is from Weatherford, Texas, and is a member of the Parker County 4-H Club. In the future, she’d like to attend University of Texas San Antonio and major in Dentistry.

Reserve Champion honors belong to Jessica Koonsman and her 1349 pound steer, “Seeker.” Koonsman lives in Blum, Texas, and is a member of the Blum FFA Chapter. One day, she plans on attending Texas Tech University.

S.A.L.E. has a rich tradition and history of stewardship to the community, agriculture industry and youth of Texas. With a clear vision of the future, a successful past and continual dedication from over 5,000 volunteers, S.A.L.E. will continue to provide wholesome family entertainment and be a pillar of strength and support to the youth of Texas. This year the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo has committed $8.1 million to education. The amount represents scholarships, grants, endowments, junior livestock auctions, Calf Scramble program, and show premiums paid to youth in the state of Texas. This brings the total amount that the organization has committed since the inception of the Scholarship Fund in 1984 to over $96 million.

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