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Howard High teen no stranger to big time rodeo [Elkridge]

Geegee Lowe, 15, of Elkridge is not your average teen. In addition to her classes at Howard High School, Geegee also competes on the Maryland High School Rodeo Team, the Maryland State Quarter Horse and the National Barrel Association. This year she qualified for the national event in breakaway roping. Breakaway roping is a variation of calf roping where a calf is roped, but not thrown and tied. The National High School Rodeo takes place in Rock Springs, Wyo., and draws competitors from 42 states, five Canadian Provinces and Australia for a total of over 1,500 participants. Geegee attributes her success and ability to the fact that she started riding competitively at just 22 months...