Port Isabel freshman student earns $5,000 Scholarship

 

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR.

editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com

In reaching goals in life it is never too early for success. Thus is the case for Port Isabel freshman Sara Mayes. Mayes, who competes in equestrian events, secured a $5,000 scholarship recently by beating out several other hopefuls.

Mayes has been riding horses for nearly three years and been in com­petition for the past two. She has traveled through­out the United States in competition including a national show at the Ari­zona Sun Circuit in Scott­sdale, AZ where thou­sands attend on an annual basis. She is set to travel to the world’s largest horse show which takes place in Ohio in October.

Mayes competes in Western Pleasure, Eng­lish and Reining. These are show competitions which require the rider to display control of the horse in various functions

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