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Jr. Market Goat: Light Weight Reserve Champion Goes to Ruffin
Wednesday, February 24, 2010 • Posted February 24, 2010

SAN ANTONIO – The Jr. Market Light Weight Goat show was held on February 12, 2009 at the San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo.

T.J. Warren received Grand Champion Jr. Market Light Weight Goat honors. Warren is a junior of Gorman FFA chapter. In his free time, Gorman likes to ride horses and hang out with his friends. After graduation, Warren would like to attend Texas A&M University and pursue a degree in Animal Science.

Reserve Grand Champion Jr. Market Light Weight goat honors went to fourth grader Ryli Ruffin of Mason County 4-H. Ruffin likes to show sheep and goats as well as drawing.

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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