May 20, 2020 - Abigail Hooper is a 2020 recipient of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (HLSR) Exhibitor Scholarship in the amount of $20,000. Abigail is the salutatorian of the 2020 graduating class of Joaquin High School and plans to attend Texas A&M University in the fall. She is the daughter of Jody and Whitney Hooper.
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ scholarship program consists of more than 800 scholarships and more than $14 million awarded in one year. Currently, more than 2,300 students are on Rodeo scholarships, attending more than 80 different Texas colleges and universities. The value of these scholarships is more than $50 million. The Rodeo has presented nearly 19,000 scholarships since the first scholarship was awarded in 1957.