Champion Student to Donate Livestock Winnings to St. Jude
January 12, 2022- Boerne Champion High School Junior Maddie Barber earned $30,500 at the Kendall County Junior Livestock Show last week after she showed several Swine.
Barber will donate all $30,500 to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, where she was treated for Brain Cancer from 2017-18. Barber was diagnosed with Medulloblastoma in 2017 and has been cancer-free since 2018.
She showed two Yorks, a Duroc, and a Cross in the swine show last Tuesday. Then at last Saturday’s sale, Barber committed to donating 100% of her sale donations to St. Jude, where she was treated, to help future children get treatment and enable them to pursue activities they enjoy.
She is an FFA Officer and a National Honor Society member at Champion High School, where she is taught by Ag Teachers Tori Thornton and Cheyanne Waltman.