North East Texas Livestock Association announced the winners of the Larry Spadlin Scholarship and Bobby McDonald Scholarship at today’s 2019 Sale of Champions. Seven scholarships totaling $8,000 were awarded. The five winners of the Larry Spradlin Scholarship were Harley McLarry($2,000), Blaine Flemens($1,500), Bethany Taylor($1,500), Breanna Sells($1,000), and Faith Wheeler($1,000). The two winners of the Bobby McDonald Scholarship were Amy Sprague and Wyatt Wharton, $500 each.
NETLA auctioned off a swine and steer at the conclusion of today’s sale for the NETLA scholarship fund. The scholarship swine donated by the Spradlin family was bought by a large group of local businesses for $5,000. The scholarship steer was also bought by the group for $6,000.