Brad Shephard

Brad Shephard is the son of Annie and the

late Charles Shephard. He has a brother,

Isac, and a sister, Laura. He is a graduate of

Arapaho-Butler High School and Western

Technology Center (WTC) where he received

certications in Diesel Technology. He

was honored to be selected as the March

Student of the month for Arapaho-Butler

High School, he received the Outstanding

Student for Diesel Technology every nine-

week period while attending WTC as well

as having perfect attendance for two years.

He was a member of FFA, Boy Scouts of

America where he received the rank of Life,

Junior Cattlemen’s Association and the Junior

Hereford Association both in Oklahoma

and the National Association. Brad has been

showing Hereford cattle since he was six

years old and plans to take over management

of his grandmothers ranch this summer.

He plans to continue his education this fall

at WTC and enter the welding program.

After receiving his certications in welding,

he plans to enter the welding industry and

continue raising and showing registered

Hereford cattle.

Parker Cantrell

Parker Cantrell is the 20-year-old

son of Steve and Michelle Cantrell.

He is currently a junior at Oklahoma

State University majoring in Animal

Science with an industry focus in Ag

Business. Upon graduation, in the fall of

2020, Parker plans on returning to his

hometown of Skiatook and beginning

a career in the sales industry, while

continuing to develop his growing herd

of Hereford show cattle.

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