May 2016
Youth Matters

Alabama Farm-City Contest Winners

 

At the Alabama Farm-City Awards Luncheon April 7, 2016, in Birmingham, winners in poster, essay and multimedia Farm-City contests were honored.

The poster contest was divided into two age groups: kindergarten through third-grades and fourth through sixth grades. An addition 10 honor mentions were recognized. The first place winners and their school each received $200 from Alabama Farmers Cooperative. The second place winners and their school each received $100 from AFC. The honorable mention winners received $50 from AFC. These winning posters will be used in the 2017 Alabama Farm-City calendar.

 

Winners in poster, essay and multimedia Farm-City contests were honored during the Farm-City Awards Luncheon April 7 in Birmingham. From left are Jim Allen of Alabama Farmers Cooperative; Kaleigh Backstrom of Marshall County, first place multimedia; Mattie Wix of Cullman County, first place K-3rd grade poster; Dwayne Riley of Dale County, first place 4th-6th grade poster; Hannah Edwards of Dale County, first place 7th-9th grade essay; Victoria Hodge of Clarke County, first place 10th-12th grade essay; and Alabama Farm-City Committee Chairman Jeff Helms.

The essay contest was divided into two age groups: seventh through ninth grades and 10th through 12th grades. The first place winners and their schools each received $300 from AFC. The first place essays will be featured in the 2017 Farm-City calendar. The second place winners and their schools each received $200 from AFC.

The multimedia contest was for 10th through 12th grades. The first place winner and her school each received $300 from AFC; and the second place winner and his school each received $200 from AFC.

Poster Contest

Kindergarten through third grade, first – Mattie Wix, third grade, Good Hope Elementary School
Kindergarten through third grade, second – Aubrey Bedwell, third grade, Southside Elementary School

Fourth through sixth grade, first – Dwayne Riley, sixth grade, Ariton Elementary School
Fourth through sixth grade, second – Rintik Setiawan, fifth grade, Eufaula Elementary School

Honorable mentions – Anna Westbrook, second grade, Marengo Academy
Carson Smith, fifth grade, Good Hope Elementary School
Dylan Palmer, second grade, Ashville Elementary School
Josie Beth Riddle, fourth grade, Addison Elementary School
Kaleb Giles, fifth grade, Leroy High School
Meagan Moore, sixth grade, Fayette Middle School
Nadia Choi, sixth grade, Redland Elementary School
Parker Price, second grade, Sulligent Elementary School
Arial Corbin, fifth grade, Loxley Elementary School
Kilah Fry, second grade, Moundville Elementary School

Essay Contest

Seventh through ninth grades, first – Hannah Edwards, freshman, George W. Long High School
Seventh through ninth grades, second – Addy Stringfellow, freshman, Alma Bryant High School

10th through 12th grades, first – Victoria Hodge, senior, Clarke Preparatory School
10th through 12th grades, second – Laurin Bell, senior, Hope Christian School

Multimedia Contest

10th through 12th grades, first – Kaleigh Backstrom, sophomore, Way Home Christian School
10th through 12th grades, second – Victor Nguyen, sophomore, Wetumpka High School