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May 14, 2014

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

CONTACT:
Donna Rocker, (478) 474-0679, ext. 5365, dhrocker@gfb.org

 

STUDENTS DRAW FARM SCENES FOR GFB ART CONTEST

 

MACON, Ga. - Camden County student Chad Husted won the 20th Annual Georgia Farm Bureau Art Contest with his sketch of pecans, peaches and Vidalia Onions displayed in front of a barn with timber in the background. Husted, the son of Charles and Brenda Husted, was a senior at Camden County High School when he entered the contest earlier this year.

 

Husted received $100 for being the GFB 10th District winner and an additional $250 award as the state winner.

 

Samantha Teems of Polk County, GFB 3rd District, and Wesley Helms of Wilcox County, GFB 8th District, were the state runners-up in the art contest. Each received $150 cash.

 

The contest, open to any high school student, drew 59 entries statewide. Drawings were judged on artistic merit and how well the artwork represented Georgia agriculture.

 

Other district winners in the art contest were: Zeke Waters, Gordon County, 1st District; Megan Weaver, Stephens County, 2nd District; Kristina Karamihalis, Wilkes County, 4th District; Ciara Bostick, Monroe County, 5th Distict; Emily Walk, Jones County, 6th District; Philicia Batton, Bulloch County, 7th District and Dee Kringle, Brooks County, 9th District. Each received $100 as district winners.

           

The GFB Women’s Leadership Committee coordinated the contest on the state level while county Women’s Committees promoted the contests locally. SunTrust Bank of Middle Georgia sponsored the state contest prizes.

 

 

 

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