Riley Roundup for MS Scholarship Winner
The Riley Roundup for MS is a Texas benefit steer and heifer show that has raised $46,000 for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society over the last seven years, according to founder Jim Riley. It also has had a scholarship program and this year's winner is Bree Anna Cason.
Bree Cason will be graduating 6th in her class from Honey Grove High School with a final GPA of 98.9/100 where she has been active in Beta Club, Future Christian Athletes, Varsity Sports (Basketball & Softball), Fusion Softball and the Future Farmers of America.
In FFA she held a chapter office all four years of High School including treasurer, reporter and she served on the State Courtesy Corps. Bree won many awards including her Lone Star Degree and the Steer Top Hand Award of her Chapter.
As a member of the Texas Junior Livestock Association, Bree exhibited steers and heifers for 8 years. During that time she won Grand Champion Steer honors at the Fannin County Fair 6 times. At the Texas Majors she had success by placing well and making the sale with her steers at several shows including first, third, and sixth place Herefords at Fort Worth Stock Show, first place Limousin heifer at Fort Worth and a fourth place Red Cross Steer at the Houston Livestock Show.
When not in class or the show ring, Bree was busy playing softball where she also excelled She was selected as Newcomer of the year, District MVP for two years, Academic All District, Red River Valley Athlete, All-Texomaland, and 1st-team All District. For the past four years, she and her team participated in post season play and have made it to the regional quarter-finals.
In her free time, she volunteered as a mentor for an elementary student, picked up trash in the community and assembled Christmas care packages for both the Military serving abroad as well as needy children here at home.
Bree will be attending Tarleton State University in Stephenville, TX this fall to major in Pre-Veterinary Medicine.