Megan Mitchell, an eighth-grader at Trigg County Middle School, completed the 2011-12 Kentucky Junior High rodeo season in first place in pole bending, barrels and ribbon roping. She was chosen to compete with the state team at the National Junior High Finals Rodeo held June 24-30 in Gallup, N.M., where she finished 38th in pole bending, 68th in ribbon roping and 105th in barrels. Competition at that event included riders from the United States, Canada and Australia.
While Mitchell was in New Mexico, Jessica and Kayce Stewart were preparing to compete in the National High School Finals Rodeo, set for July 15-21 in Rock Springs, Wyo.
Mitchell traveled to New Mexico with her uncle and aunt, Greg and Melissa Mitchell, and several other family members.
After the 2011-12 season ended June 9 at Murray State University, Jessica was named All-Around-Cowgirl after earning the most points throughout the season.
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