Ethan Davies

We caught up with Ms. Daktoa Thurmond of Oklahoma! Cara recently exhibited the Reserve Grand Market Goat at Oklahoma Youth Expo! Learn a little bit more about Dakota below!

Age: 10

Grade: 4th

Hometown: Roosevelt, OK

How long have you lived there?
All my life!

How many kids are in your grade?
No idea! I went to Epic this year!

Most interesting thing about your town?
We can have farm animals in our backyard.

Do you serve on any clubs/organizations? If so, what?
Snyder 4-H Jr. Secretary, 4-H Speech Team, Gifted and Talented, Pistol Pete Partners, and Jacie’s Gems (OSU Cowgirl basketball).

Do you play sports? If so what?
Softball (catcher), basketball, and dance.

What is the population of your hometown?
Less than 200!

What is one thing you wish you had there?
A Chick-fil-A and a school.

What is your favorite thing about your hometown?
We know most of the people, I can ride my scooter or bicycle around town and being able to hunt all the time at the ranch.

Ethan Davies

We caught up with Dakota Thurmond, exhibitor of the Grand Champion Wether Dam at the 2022 Oklahoma State Fair! Learn a little more about Dakota below!

Age: 9

Hometown: Roosevelt, Oklahoma

School: Snyder Public Schools

Future Plans:
My future plans are to continue showing and hit some major and national shows.

How many years have you been showing? Do you show any other species?
This is my second year showing in 4-H. I showed one year before I could show in 4-H.

Other hobbies besides showing livestock?
When I’m not showing, I love hunting, playing softball, piano, swimming, and taking dance.

Best stock show memory:
My best show memories are winning ten showmanships last year, seven of them in a row, two of them being State Fair and OYE!

Tell us about your recent champion:
Blister won division I lightweight and went on to win Grand Wether Dam. I was nervous and excited!

What is one word that describes the feelings you had stepping foot into the Grand Drive?

Favorite Livestock Show:
My favorite livestock show is OYE.

Washing or Clipping

Halter Breaking or Training to Brace
Training to Brace

Banners or Buckles

Cleaning Pens or Changing/Cleaning Water Buckets
Changing/Cleaning Water Buckets