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Sara Christman is the 17-year-old daughter of Susan Mosko and Dennis Christman of McKee, Kentucky. Sara, who owns and cares for several different breeds of horses, primarily shows a Racking Horse and placed fifth at the World Racking Horse Celebration in Decatur, Alabama, last year. She also has a 28-year-old Arabian that she learned to ride on, a Thoroughbred and a Quarter Horse. Sara, who is a senior at Jackson County High School, is president of her FFA chapter after serving as secretary last year. She is also the historian for the Kentucky River Region FFA. A 4-H member, Sara won first place in the state land judging contest her junior year and placed 24th at the nationals. She plans to major in agricultural business in college.
Brent Miller is the 18-year-old son of Annette and Dave Miller of Greenville, Wisconsin. A senior at Fox Valley Lutheran high school, Brent has been a member of the B-Square 4-H club for 10 years, showing both swine and goats. He is also a member of the Wisconsin High School Rodeo Association, where he competes in team roping and calf roping. He has qualified for the national high school finals each of the past two years in team roping, and was the Wisconsin state champion calf roper in 2012. Brent also helps with the special kids rodeo that is held in conjunction with the Wisconsin state finals.