Ronan Wheeler, a third grader at Westside Elementary, is the fifth peewee bullrider in the world.
Ronan qualified for the International Miniature Bullriders Association (IMBA) World Finals in Las Vegas this past week. IMBA had over 300 contestants in the rodeo with some riders coming in not only from all over the United States, but also from Mexico, Canada, Brazil and Australia. Ronan competed against 59 of the best peewee bullriders in his division from all over the world and placed 5th overall. He won $951.38 for his efforts.