Connors State College livestock judging team sophomore, Chance Brooks, of Broken Arrow, Okla., was recently named as one of the top five finalists for the prestigious 2016 La Prix Scholarship. Several hundred college-level livestock students apply for the prestigious honor each year.
An astute cattle judge, Brooks will attend the University of Arkansas in the fall to major in Animal Science. He will also compete on the Livestock Judging Team. Brooks’ number one passion is show cattle, an industry he has been involved in since birth, and he doesn’t expect that to change any time soon.
The finals will be held on Friday, January 15, at the Renaissance Hotel in Denver, Colorado. The winners will be announced prior to the Embryos on Snow Sale on Friday evening at 6:00 p.m. Moreover, $18,000 in cash will be awarded to the top three La Prix winners.