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COURTESY PHOTO  Lake Travis High School senior Tyler Stone won Reserve Grand Champion Steer at the Travis County Youth Show.
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Lake Travis High School senior Tyler Stone won Reserve Grand Champion Steer at the Travis County Youth Show.

More than 80 Lake Travis High School FFA students and their steers, heifers, lambs, goats, pigs, rabbit, poultry and youth projects competed at various shows in Travis County, San Antonio and Houston, as well as in the Star of Texas Livestock Show during the 2012-13 season.

At the Travis County Youth Show, Tyler Stone won Reserve Grand Champion Steer. Additionally, several students earned Class Champion honors in the Youth Fair division with their candy, jelly, decorative arrangements and other handmade items.

LTHS students earned an estimated $83,000 through various auctions this year. Those students not selling their projects at the premium auctions sold their projects for an estimated $15,000. This money is often used for paying expenses incurred with their projects, purchasing projects for the following year and paying for college.

“The Lake Travis FFA Alumni were major players in the buying process by spending almost $20,000,” said Kelly White, LTHS agricultural science instructor-FFA adviser, in a prepared statement. “I’d like to thank them, the LTISD and LTHS administration and the LTISD school board for their support of the program.”

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  1. Bubba Stone says:

    Great job Lake Travis FFA! If you would like to support this organization they will be having a Pet Shot Clinic at the Lake Travis High School Agricultural Complex on Thursday, April 11th from 5-7 pm. Proceeds from this fundraiser will go toward Senior Scholarships for FFA members.

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