LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Farm Bureau has announced the winners of its annual safety poster contest. It coincided with Ag Safety Awareness Week March 6 - 12, and was designed to increase awareness of potential hazards on farms and ranches. The posters depicted this year’s theme, “Caution: Safety is No Accident.”
In the first and second-grade category, Lyndsey Powell, a second-grade student at Acorn Elementary in Polk County, won first place. Lyndsey is the daughter of Jeremy and Amber Powell. Sawyer Chastain, a first-grade student at Brookland Elementary in Craighead County, won second place. Sawyer is the son of Lance and Stormey Chastain. Laney Daniels, a second-grade student at Deer Elementary in Newton County, was third. Laney’s parents are Nathan and Amy Daniels.
In the third and fourth-grade category, Lyza Gonzalez, a third-grade student at Waldron Elementary in Scott County, took first place. Lyza is the daughter of Elizabeth Gonzalez. Fourth-grader Aniyah Muresan of Blevins Elementary in Hempstead County won second place. Aniyah is the daughter of Ruben and Monique Muresan. Kyler McKee, a third-grade student at Vandervort Elementary in Polk County, was third. Kyler’s parents are Chad and Falicia McKee.
In the fifth and sixth-grade category, fifth-grader Kenzie Gibson of Brookland Middle School in Craighead County won first place. Kenzie is the daughter of David and Shellie Gibson. Cole Sullivan, a fifth-grade student at Sheridan Intermediate School in Grant County, took second. Cole’s parents are Williams and Angela Sullivan. Third place went to Zac DesOrmeaux, a sixth-grade student at Mansfield Middle School in Scott County. He is the son of Juli DesOrmeaux.
The contest attracted 42 entries from elementary schools in 20 counties. Cash prizes of $100, $75 and $50 are awarded to the top three winners in each category.
Arkansas Farm Bureau is a nonprofit, private advocacy organization of more than 190,000 families throughout the state working to improve farm and rural life.