2021 RECIPIENTS

Tori Ballew
Texline High School
Tori is the 18-year-old daughter of Bobby and Vickey Ballew. The Ballews are members in XITís Coldwater Exchange. She is a senior at Texline High School. Tori will graduate in May 2021 from Frank Phillips College with an Associateís Degree. She then plans on attending West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas to obtain a Bachelorís Degree in Accounting and may also obtain a Bachelorís Degree in Business too. She would like to be an accountant in the Ag Industry after college graduation.
 



Tori Ballew


Dempsey Collums
Stratford High School
Dempsy is the 18-year-old son of Heath and Kenna Collums, who are members in XITís Kerrick Exchange. He is a senior at Stratford High School. Dempsey plans to attend Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas to obtain a Bachelorís Degree in Music Education with a Minor in Agribusiness. He would like to be a band director for a high school or middle school. He would also like to breed livestock as a hobby in his spare time.
 



Dempsey Collums


Emily Herrera Davila
Texline High School
Emily is the 19-year-old daughter of Martha Herrera, who is a member in XITís Texline Exchange. She is a senior at Texline High School. Emily plans to attend Clarendon College in Amarillo, Texas to obtain a Degree in Cosmetology. After obtaining her degree, she would like to work at Touche Salon in Dalhart, Texas and go back to school to obtain a business degree. She would like to own her own salon one day.
 


Emily Herrera Davila

Itzel Davila
Dalhart High School
Itzel is the 18-year-old daughter of Arcelia Briano and Eugenio Davila, who are members in XITís Texline Exchange. She is a senior at Texline High School. Itzel plans to attend Amarillo College in Amarillo, Texas to obtain an Associateís Degree in Massage Therapy. She would like to own and operate her own massage therapy salon after college.
 



Itzel Davila


Bryce Killian
Stratford High School
Bryce is the 18-year-old son of John and Jill Killian. The Killian family are members in XITís Lautz Exchange. Bryce is a senior at Stratford High School. He plans to attend Clarendon College in Clarendon, Texas to obtain an Associateís Degree in Feedlot Management. He would then like to transfer to West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas to obtain a Bachelorís Degree in Agribusiness. He would like to own and operate a feedlot of his own after getting his education.

 



Bryce Killian


Emma Lathem
Dalhart High School
Emma is the 17-year-old daughter of Doug and Carol Lathem. The Lathem family are members in XITís Middlewater Exchange. She is a senior at Dalhart High School. Emma plans on attending Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma to obtain a Bachelorís Degree in Animal Science-Pre Vet. She then would like to attend Veterinary School to get her Doctorate Degree. She would like to open her own veterinary practice one day for small and large animals.
 



Emma Lathem


Ashton Lavake
Stratford High School
Ashton is the 17-year-old daughter of Marcus and Ashly Lavake, who are members in XITís Lautz Exchange. She is a senior at Stratford High School. Ashton plans on attending Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas to obtain a Bachelorís Degree in Biology. After getting her degree, Ashton would like to continue her education to obtain a Doctorate Degree in Dermatology. After completing all of her education, Ashton would like to work at, or even open, her own dermatology practice.
 



Ashton Lavake


Colton Luther
Texline High School
Colton is the 18-year-old son of Phillip and Misty Luther. The Luther family are members in XITís Texline Exchange. Colton is a senior at Texline High School. He plans to attend West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas to obtain a Bachelorís Degree in Agribusiness. He would like to be an agribusiness manager for a company after graduation.
 



Colton Luther


Chloe Smith
Texline High School
Chloe is the 17-year-old daughter of Alicia Smith, who is a member in XITís Texline Exchange. She is a senior at Texline High School. Chloe plans to attend West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas to obtain a Bachelorís Degree in Marketing with a Minor in Graphic Design. She would like to work as a social media manager for a company after college.
 



Chloe Smith