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This annual contest allows students age nine through graduating seniors the opportunity to gain industry knowledge and practical experience in commercial cattle feeding. Students feed a pen of three steers and compete on their knowledge of the industry through a written test and an interview or oral presentation, depending on their division. Cattle performance points are also figured into the score to determine the winners of more than $20,000 in prizes, premiums and college scholarships. Brennen Wilson of Gilmer competed and placed second in the written exam in the junior division and received a plaque sponsored by Animal Health International. The Overall Champion of the contest and winner of a $5,000 scholarship, a plaque and trophy buckle sponsored by Zoetis was Amelia Stavinoha of Eagle Lake. Reserve Overall Champion and winner of a $3,000 scholarship, a plaque and trophy buckle sponsored by Micro Technologies was Caitlyn Harmon of Weimar. The First Runner-Up and winner of a $2,000 scholarship, a plaque and trophy buckle sponsored by Vaquero Trading, LLC, was Ryley Brooks of Kingsbury. In the junior division, Leroy Stavinoha was named the Overall Champion, receiving a $200 prize, a plaque and a trophy buckle sponsored by Merck Animal Health. TCFA represents the cattle feeding industry in Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico. Known as Cattle Feeding Country, this area is the largest cattle feeding region in America and annually markets about 6 million fed cattle 28 percent of the nation’s fed cattle production. To find out more information about TCFA, visit www.tcfa.org.
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