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Gentry Moseley is the 16-year-old daughter of David and Cassie Moseley of Cedar Lane, Texas. A freshman at Van Vleck High School, Gentry is an honor roll student and member of the FFA and Texas Association of Future Educators. She is in her first year of National High School Rodeo Association competition, and leads her region in barrel racing. Gentry is on course for a successful first year, having already won all of the regional rodeos except for two.
Paris Walther is the 18-year-old daughter of Jamie and Laura Walther of Decatur, Texas. A senior at Decatur High School, Paris was voted Miss Decatur High School for her involvement in the FFA and with the school paper. As Decatur FFA’s vice president, Paris was selected to attend the FFA Washington Leadership Conference and has achieved the Lone Star State Degree.
Paris credits her Quarter Horse mare, “Juanita,” with helping her successfully compete in breakaway and ribbon roping, earning her the Wise County Youth Fair All-Around Cowgirl title five years in a row. In addition, she won the 2012 R.E. Josey Championship Roping Clinic All-Around Roper title.
Paris’ goal is to become a journalist for an agriculture-based magazine and also an advocate for the agriculture industry.