Barrel racer places 40th at national rodeo
Houston County Courier
Megan Duval of Latexo recently competed at the National High School Finals Rodeo in Gillette, WY in barrel racing. She finished 40th out of 200 of the nation’s best high school rodeo contestants. Duval, a recent Latexo High School graduate was named Houston County Rodeo Queen in 2009 and will attend Sam Houston University in Huntsville in the fall and compete with the Bearkats Rodeo team. She is the daughter of Wendi and Gene Duval and the granddaughter of Evelyn Duval and Jerry and Paula Gounay. Duval wants to recognize all the people who have helped her throughout the year. She said, “I want to thank my parents and grandparents for all the time and effort they’ve given me.” She also wishes to thank her sponsors, including ETMC-Crockett, Crockett Lions Club, K Hill Ranch, Mask Chiropractic, Johnny and Cathy Merriwether, Georgiana Bozeman, Joanne Warner and KIVY, Terry and Daisy Fritz, Will Yates, Dr. Tiemperman of Midway and many more who donated in the boxes located throughout Crockett.