Passion, patience pay off for hog show winners


Laurel Gigliotti is no stranger to hard work.

The 17-year-old Tolar High School senior loads her pigs and steers almost by herself and drives to the smaller shows.

She’s known to show up at the Tolar ag barn to help clip fellow students’ animals.

Her effort and attitude showed at the 58th Hood County Junior Livestock Show Thursday evening when her pig was declared grand champion of the heavily participated swine show.


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