Parker County Today June 2016 - Page 62

Continued from page 46 tions of Hobsons have made it their life’s work to keep people in Parker County and most of North Texas cool in the summer and warm in the winter. “The Hobson name is definitely a huge part of my life,” Hannah said. “I love our family. It’s huge and we do everything together. It’s a huge part of my life. Maybe someday I’ll take over the family business. My dad would love that.” Hannah’s grandparents founded the company, her parents, all three of her dad’s siblings and a coupl e of cousins have worked in the family business. Hannah grew up just down the road from her grandparents’ ranch. “They used to ranch out there,” Hannah said. “But, now that’s where we go for all the family stuff, all the birthdays, all the holiday dinners. That’s in Garner. I grew up just down the road. I love it there.” When asked to sum up her aspirations in a single sentence, Hannah replied, “I hope that my future is as big as my dreams.” Jericka Graves Weatherford High School Graduating from Weatherford High School, Jericka Graves is planning on going into the International Guard. “Both of my parents were in the Air Force,” she explained. “And I wanted to stay connected to the Air Force in some way.” She will be staying in state after boot camp and basic training. “Since the Air Guard is not a full-time job,” Graves said. “I’ll most likely start going to school sometime next year and I’ll probably study Pharmacology.” Jericka played on the varsity volleyball and track teams but she said she will miss her lunch group the most. “We have this thing called mega lunch where we have an hour of free time,” she said. “I’ll probably miss eating with them the most.” Jerod Hagains JUNE 2016 PA R K E R C O U N T Y T O D AY Aledo High School 60 Graduating from Aledo High School, Jerod Hagains plans on going to the University of Arkansas and majoring in Banking and Financing. Originally from Amarillo, Jerod moved to Weatherford and lived with his grandmother when he was 6 and then in second grade moved to Aledo. He began his high school career in football and added baseball his sophomore year, but then decided he wanted to focus completely on school.  When asked what he is going to miss the most about high school Jerod said, “I’m really going to miss my peers and my other classmates and the kids below me. I just really enjoyed them. They were a great group to spend time with.”