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Local student wins at Fort Worth Stock Show

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OVILLA - Rozalyn Hamlin, a 4-H member from Ovilla, exhibited the 1st place Senior Heifer Calf in the Junior Maine-Anjou Show at the 2011 Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo on Sunday, Jan. 23.

The 2011 Show is proud to to have hosted nearly 10,000 junior exhibitors from across Texas, competing for prizes and $91,585 in premiums.

Since 1896, the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo has remained a prominent figure in the livestock industry.

The nation’s oldest livestock show saw more than 22,000 of head of world-class livestock roll through "cowtown" between Friday, Jan. 14 - Saturday, Feb. 5.

While the show is continually looking ahead, the focus on the livestock industry and our youth is unwavering.

"One of the Show’s main priorities is our commitment to the livestock industry and the agriculture leaders of tomorrow," said Barnes.

"Junior exhibitors learn many valuable life lessons during their years of showing livestock, which will serve them well throughout their lives.

"Our show ensures a progressive future for agriculture by assisting in the development and education of 4-H and FFA students."

The 115th edition of the legendary Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo offered visitors a chance to experience the unique western lifestyle along with a one-of-a-kind combination of history, tradition and Western heritage.

For more information visit www.fwssr.com.

The Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo is More than a Game – This thing is legendary.

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