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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Agriculture safety poster contest winners announced

4/9/2014 at 2:09 p.m.



LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Farm Bureau has announced the winners of its annual safety poster contest. The theme this year was “Farm Safety: Your Only Passenger.”

The contest coincided with Ag Safety Awareness Week March 3 – 9, and was designed to increase awareness of potential hazards on farms and ranches. There are two categories in the statewide competition with cash prizes of $100, $75 and $50 being awarded to the top three winners in each category.

In the first- through third-grade category, Halli Sisemore, a third-grade student at Hazen Elementary in Prairie County won first place. Halli is the daughter of Brandi Sebren. Vivian Elizabeth Preston, a third-grade student at Booneville Elementary in South Logan County and daughter of Larry Preston and Elizabeth Perez, won second place. Cerella Lor, a third-grader from Waldron Elementary in Scott County, was third. She is the daughter of Bee Lor.

In the fourth- through sixth-grade category, Dominick McBride, a sixth-grade student at Gosnell Elementary in Mississippi County won first place. Dominick is the daughter of Rolanda Meade. Falyn Cordeiro, a sixth-grader at Gentry Middle School and daughter of Mike and Brandy Cordeiro, won second place. Elizabeth Altramirano, a sixth-grade student at Cabe Middle School in Clark County was third. Elizabeth is the daughter of Apollonia Altramirano.

Arkansas Farm Bureau is a nonprofit, private advocacy organization of more than 192,000 families throughout the state working to improve farm and rural life.

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For more information contact:

Steve Eddington
(501) 228-1383
PO Box 31, Little Rock 72203

or

Ken Moore
(501) 228-1512
PO Box 31, Little Rock 72203

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