June 23, 2015
Granbury High School graduate Sam
Spradlin recently received a four-year $18,000 college scholarship from the Houston
Livestock Show and Rodeo. The award was
presented during the Texas 4-H Roundup on June 11, 2015, in College Station.
A former Granbury FFA president, Spradlin
was a member of the GHS Class of 2015. He plans to attend Texas Tech University to major in animal science.
In March, Spradlin won first place in class 5 of market medium
wool lamb in the Houston show and sold his lamb through the Sale of Champions. As a 4-H state council member, he was also in
Austin for the 4-H Day at the Capitol.
4-H program, which is part of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, prepares youth
to meet the challenges of childhood, adolescence and adulthood, through
educational experiences in leadership, citizenship and life skills.
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo awarded seventy scholarships totaling $1.26
million to 4-H members during the state organization’s event.
Spradlin (right) is pictured above with Jack Lyons, chairman of the board for
the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
Photo courtesy of Texas
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