Updated: Mar 17
Miss Rodeo America and 10 Time PWRA Finals Qualifier.
In 1979, she was chosen as Miss Rodeo Texas and then crowned Miss Rodeo America that same year. She is a past National Finals Average Champion in women’s team roping and a 10 time PWRA finals qualifier. Debbie Johnston Garrison was raised in Mineral Wells and as a student at Tarleton, she participated in the Tarleton Rodeo Association, was a cheerleader and competed on the gymnastics team. She received her bachelor’s degree in marketing and management from that university. She also participated in cutting horse competitions. She was inducted into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame before it was moved to Fort Worth in 2001.