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Smoky Mountain Walking Horse Association Announce Scholarship Recipients



The Smoky Mountain Walking Horse Association is pleased to announce their scholarship recipients for this year. Both recipients will receive their awards at the upcoming Smoky Mountain Classic in Sevierville, Tenn., on June 13. We want wish both of these young men continued success in show ring and academic pursuits!



Mason Woody

Mason is the son of Randall and Amy Woody of Kingston, Tenn. He is a senior Midway High School and plans to attend Roane State Community College in Harriman. His career goal is undecided at this time but wants to be involved in a career that helps to change lives. In addition to maintaining a high scholastic average throughout his academic career, he has been a leader in Athletics and club activities. Mason has been showing Tennessee Walking Horses since he was very young and has won many ribbons.  He loves to help his Grandparents get their horses ready for shows and enjoys trail riding with family and friends. He currently owns one horse and helps care for four more.

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Boone Smith

Boone is the son Kenny and Tracy Smith of Knoxville, Tenn. He is a sophomore at Mississippi State University.  His goal is to major in Mechanical Engineering. He has always chosen the more rigorous courses available including Advanced Placement and international Baccalaureate Courses. He is a dedicated and diligent student; his work ethic has enabled him to be successful in these challenging courses. In addition to maintaining a high scholastic average throughout his academic career, he has been active in community service, sports, club activities and work outside of the classroom. Boone has been showing Tennessee Walking horses since he was seven and has won many awards. He spends a lot of time with his grandfather working around the barn, training and riding.

 

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