St. Clair County Student Receives $1,750 Agriculture Foundation Scholarship
Auburn University student and scholarship recipient Ashton Gibson was recognized during the Alabama Farmers Federation 2017 Scholarship Recipients Luncheon Aug. 19 at the Ham Wilson Arena in Auburn. Gibson studies animal sciences, production track.The $1,750 scholarship was funded by the St. Clair County Farmers Federation and the Federation’s Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation. From left are Federation President Jimmy Parnell, Gibson, St. Clair County Farmers Federation President Roland St. John and Federation Central Area Vice President Dean Wysner.
St. Clair County Farm-City Celebration
St. Clair Farmers Federation held its first of three Farm-City banquets Monday, Nov. 14. Representatives from EAT South, an urban farm in downtown Montgomery, were the event's keynote speakers.
Photos clockwise from top left: From left are county Extension Agents Henry Dorough and Lee Ann Clark, EAT South Representative Caylor Roling, St. Clair County Farmers Federation President Roland St. John and EAT South Representative Beth Anne Dunagan.
Poster contest winners were fifth-grader Mallory Padgett of Moody Middle School in Mrs. Moody's class, first place; fifth-grader William Perry of Williams Intermediate in Mrs. Reynolds' class, second place; and fourth-grader Summer Swindle of Ashville Elementary School in Mrs. Wilson's class, third place. Front row are Perry, Padgett and Swindle. Back row are 4-H Agent Assistant Becky Staples, Alfa Insurance Agent Paul Perry of Moody and St. Clair Farmers Federation President Roland St. John.
Alexander Farms of Chandler Mountain was recognized as Outstanding Farm Family for the year. They're known for growing tomatoes. From left are county Farmers Federation board member Donald Ray Walker; Cindy and Paul Alexander; and county Farmers Federation President Roland St. John.
Additional Farm-City Photos. Clockwise from left: St. Clair County Farm-City Essay Contest winner Jacob West who is a student Crossroads Christian Accademy.
St. Clair County Farm-City Multimedia Contest winner McKenna Padgett from Moody is pictured with 4-H County Assistant Becky Staples and Moody High School teacher Scott Thompson.
St. Clair County Farm-City Poster Contest winner Myca Hunt, who won in the first- through third-grade division, is pictured with 4-H County Assistant Becky Staples.