Trenton Middle School 8th grader qualifies for national rodeo competition

Trenton Middle School 8th grader Rillie Ratliff has qualified for the National Junior High Finals Rodeo at Lebanon, Tennessee Sunday through Saturday of next week.

Miss Ratliffe is to compete in breakaway and ribbon roping events.

She’s competed three times at the state level but this is the first time she’s qualified for national competition.

The national contestants will be competing for more than 75-thousand dollars in prizes and over 100-thousand dollars in college scholarships.