Monthly Archives: February 2014

Smith County Youth Expo

Listen to the Smith County Youth Expo live on Panther Radio Thursday beginning at 8 a.m.


  • 1-1:30 p.m. Rabbit weigh-in, check-in broilers and roasters
  • 2 p.m. Roaster show; broiler show immediately after roasters; rabbit show 20 minutes after end of broiler show
  • 4 p.m. Scholarship interviews
  • 5 p.m. All market goats, lambs, barrow and steers must be weighed in


  • 8 a.m. Market barrow judging begins; market lamb judging will begin 30 minutes after the conclusion of the market barrow show; market goat judging will begin immediately after the end of the market lamb show
  • 8-9 a.m. Heifer check-in
  • 10 a.m. Shop projects in place and judging begins
  • 1 p.m. Steer show followed immediately by heifer show


  • 8-9 a.m. Livestock clinic
  • 9:30 a.m. livestock judging contest
  • 2 p.m. Sale of Champions (The only animals that enter the ring to sell are the Grand and Reserve Champion of each species. This does not include shop projects)

Belles Premier tonight

The Belles brought home eight awards from competition at Texas A&M University.


Gussie Nell Davis Award of Excellence/Sweepstakes
Judges Award for all three routines
Best Choreography
Best Technique
Best Presentation
Best Precision
First runner-up Best in Class
First runner-up with an overall GPA of 3.6

BHS takes MUN wins

BHS walked away with honors during the Model United Nations’ competition. The United Kingdom delegation of Ariel Burris, Olivia Johnson, Kayla McPherson, Maria Molina and Dessie McFarland was named Best Overall Delegation.

Project Awards
1st  India: Cheyenne Tobey
2nd  UK: Kayla McPherson
3rd  Afghanistan:  Mikala Dublin

1st  UK:  Olivia Johnson & Ariel Burris

1st  UK: Ariel Burris & Olivia Johnson
2nd India:   Emily Johnson & Dillon White

Speaking & Resolution Awards
General Assembly Delegation
3rd Place – United Kingdom

3rd   Olivia Johnson

2nd  Dillon White

1st   Ariel Burris
3rd   Kayla McPherson

2nd   India:  Emily Johnson,  Dillon White,  Cheyenne Tobey
3rd – UK