Dairy Classic Sale Grosses Over $25,000.
For County Youth
by: Bobby McDonald
It was a great ending to their projects, as county youth participating in the 2012 Dairy Classic Program grossed over $25,000.00 in the Dairy Classic Sale held at Sulphur Springs Livestock Commission Company, on Thursday, at 1:00 p.m.
Youth, who had participated in the Classic Show, during the Northeast Texas Dairy Show, brought their award winning animals to be sold at a premium, paid by local businesses.
Students selling animals and their buyers are as follows:
Ben Stowater -Grand Champion $ 1,500.00 Dairy Health Services
Brynden Andrews $ 1,450.00 Agriland Farm Credit
Breanna Bowen $ 1,350.00 Sulphur Springs Dodge
Heath Howard $ 1,175.00 Hopkins-Rains Farm Bureau
Brandy Walker $ 1,650.00 Northeast Texas Farmers Co-op
Hallie Hinton $ 1,850.00 Brian Tolivar Ford
Spencer Brewer $ 1,450.00 Sulphur Springs Dodge
Colton Price $ 1,500.00 Northeast Texas Farmers Co-op
Pilar Ortiz $ 1,200.00 Agriland Farm Credit
Elida Miller $ 1,500.00 Hopkins-Rains Farm Bureau
Kason Price $ 1,800.00 Farm Country
Mattie Smith $ 1,700.00 Alliance Bank
Blaine Flemens $ 1,300.00 City National Bank
Braylea Brewer $ 1,500.00 Sulphur Springs Dodge
Eric Heukels $ 1,800.00 Farm Country
A number of local businesses invested "add on" money to each of the exhibitor's animals, making the total gross for the sale, over $25,000.00.
A special thanks is extended to all of the businesses that purchased animals and provided "add on" money to the youth's projects. Lunch was provided by DairyMAX, for the buyers, prior to the sale.