Trinity Neches Livestock Show held its Sweetheart contest Friday September 11,2020 after cancelling the livestock show previously in March. The Sweetheart contest was one part that the committee felt like we should honor for our 2020-2021 show. Each contestant went through an interview process and horsemanship judging where each were scored on presentation, prepared questions and overall riding skills. Results are following:
2020 Trinity Neches Livestock Sweetheart, Kyndelyn Roberts the daughter of Samantha Jones and Austin Roberts. Kyndelyn is an 8th grader and member of the 4-H where she participates in Horse club. She is an active member of the TX Jr. High Rodeo, Pineywood Youth Rodeo and Polk County Youth Rodeo. Her hobbies include riding horses, Volleyball, and of course Rodeos. Her future goals are to attend Texas A&M and become a large animal Veterinarian. Kyndelyn was sponsored by Livingston Livestock Exchange.
1st Runner Up, Olivia Laird, the daughter of Alvin and Andrea Laird. Olivia is a 11th grader and member of the Big Sandy FFA where she participates in raising chicken, goats, heifers, and steer projects. She enjoys the arts as she is a cheerleader, avid dancer, and loves to ride horse. Her goals are to attend Sam Houston State to become a physical therapist. Olivia is sponsored by Alvin Laird Logging.
2nd Runner up and People’s Choice Award, Autumn Erwin, the daughter of Kimberly Silcox. Autumn is a 12th grader and member of the Goodrich 4-H Club where she participates in Horse club, judging and beef projects. Her hobbies are riding and training horses, showing Brahman cattle and competing in stock horse show and Competitive Trail Shows. Autumn wants to attend Texas A&M to study animal science and become a large animal Veterinarian. Autumn was sponsored by Kustom Kreations.
3rd Runner up, Kaydn Reuter, the daughter of Craig and Chawna Reuter. Kaydn is a member of the Goodrich 4-H club where she participates in the horse club, judging and photography. Kaydn is a 10th grader and her hobbies are riding and working with her horses, photography, playing with her dogs and enjoying the company of family and friends. She plans on attending Texas A&M to study Equine genetics. Kaydn was sponsored by the Polk County Republican Party.
4th Runner up, Cailee Ratcliff, the daughter of Catherine Patschke and Christopher Ratcliff. Cailee is a member of the Big Sandy 4-H Club where she participates in Horse Club, market goat project, and Food Nutrition project. She is in 5th grade and her hobbies are riding horses and taking care of her animals. She likes to play with friend and enjoy the outdoors. Cailee was sponsored by Adam and Catherine Patschke
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