The Claiborne County Farm Bureau is proud to announce the 2015 winners for the fourth grade poster contest and the seventh grade essay contest. This contest is held state wide and sponsored by the Tennessee Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom and the Tennessee Farm Bureau Women’s Organization.
The contests were open for all fourth and seventh graders in the county. Each participating school had a first and second place winner in each contest. From the first place winners of each school a first, second, and third place county winner was selected. First place school winners of the poster contest received $20, and second place school winners received $10. First place school winners of the essay contest received $50 and second place school winners received $25. County winners received an additional $50, $35, and $25 for first, second and third place, respectively.
The winners of the poster contest for Claiborne County are: First place, Alex Griffin from Forge Ridge Elementary, second place, Kyle Figueroa from Powell Valley Elementary, and third place Brianna Marshall from Springdale Elementary.
The winners of the essay contest for Claiborne County are: First place, Nick Hodges from Heritage Christian Academy, second place, Holdin McDaniel from Powell Valley and third place Sarah Nunn from SMMS.
Poster contest winners by school are: From Ellen Myers, Christa Wilson (first) and Aftan Payne (second); from Heritage, Kendal Davis (first) and Joshua Bundren (second); from Midway, Katie Fultz (first) and Cooper Sams (second); from Springdale, Brianna Marshall (first) and Morgan Honeycutt (second); from Forge Ridge, Alex Griffin (first) and Hannah Daniels (second); from Powell Valley, Kyle Figueroa (first) and Brianna Goins (second); and from TNT, Alexis Clonce (first) and Alex Suda (second) .
Essay contest winners by school are: from Heritage, Nick Hodges (first) and Brooklyn Whitaker (second); from Midway, Kaylee Cox (first) and Jordan Rosson (second); from Powell Valley, Holdin McDaniel (first) and Baileigh Capps (second); from SMMS, Sarah Nunn (first) and Kade Beeler (second).
The contests are held state wide for all counties. First place poster winners from the county will have their entries submitted to the state contest. Winners of the poster contest at the state level will receive $300 for first place, $200 for second place and $100 for third place. Winners at the state level for the essay contest will receive $700 for first place, $500 for second place and $300 for third place.
Tennessee Farm Bureau has over 625,000 member families across the state. Claiborne County Farm Bureau has over 6,400 member families. The Claiborne County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee would like to thank all students, parents, and teachers for their efforts to make this contest successful and we look forward to next year’s contests.