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Junior Breeding Sheep: Southdown Ewe Reserve Award Goes to Jennings
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 • Posted February 17, 2010

SAN ANTONIO – The Junior Southdown Ewe Sheep show was held on February 10, 2010 at the San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo.

Chris Taveirne received Grand Champion Junior Southdown Ewe sheep honors. Taveirne is a freshman of Spicewood and Travis County 4-H. In his free time, Taveirne enjoys hunting and fishing. In the future, Taveirne would like to attend Texas A&M University.

Reserve Grand Champion Junior Southdown Ewe sheep honors went to Thomas Aaron Jennings. Jennings is a freshman of Mason 4-H. In the future Jennings would like to attend Texas A&M 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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