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NATIONAL AGRICULTURE DAY POSTER CONTEST and POETRY CONTEST WINNERS FOR 2012

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Thu, 03/15/2012

 

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Jess Brown:  (831) 818-1193
SC Farm Bureau:  (831) 724-1356  
Agri-Culture:  (831) 722-6622
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March 15, 2012       

 
 
 

NATIONAL AGRICULTURE DAY

POSTER CONTEST and POETRY CONTEST

WINNERS FOR 2012
 
            The organizations Agri-Culture and the Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau are pleased to announce the winners of the annual National Agriculture Day Poster Contest and the National Agriculture Day Poetry Contest (list of winning entries attached).
            It was announced that Claire Corneau-Saiki, 5th grader from Baymonte Christian School in Scotts Valley received 1st place honors in the 2012 Agri-Culture and Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau National Ag Day Poster Contest. 
            It was also announced that Kirbie Daily, 8th grader from Salesian Elementary and Junior High in Corralitos received 1st place honors in the 2012 National Ag Day Poetry Contest.
The contest theme, which is open to all public and private schools in Santa Cruz County and the Pajaro Valley, is “Grown in Santa Cruz County and the Pajaro Valley”.  Farm Bureau President, Chris Enright stated, “We received many excellent entries for both of these contests.  We are honored that so many students took the time to artistically express what is grown in Santa Cruz County and the Pajaro Valley.” 
            Claire and Kirbie will each receive a $200 savings bond, a ribbon and gifts.  The winning posters and poems were on display at:
National Agricultural Day Spring Luncheon
Codiga Center, Agricultural History Project, located at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds
Wednesday, March 21st from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m
2012 Poster Contest Winners:

1st Place:
Claire Corneau-Saiki, 5th Grade
Baymonte Christian School
Scotts Valley
2nd Place:
Hailey Adney, 5th Grade
Twin Lakes Christian School
Aptos
3rd Place:
Madelyn Guy, 5th Grade
Mar Vista Elementary School
Aptos
Special Award:
Ashley Lobato, 3rd Grade
Amesti Elementary School
Watsonville
Honorable Mention:
Jered Palomares, Kindergarten
Ann Soldo Elementary School
Watsonville
Gracie Bissell, 1st Grade
Las Animas Elementary School
Gilroy
Jordan Meyers, 2nd Grade
Linscott Charter School
 Watsonville
Elsie Langholz, 4th Grade
Linscott Charter School
Santa Cruz
Shae Cornwald, 5th Grade
Mar Vista Elementary School
Aptos
Juan Pablo Chavez, 5th Grade
Amesti Elementary School
Watsonville
2012 Poetry Contest Winners:
1st Place and Overall Winner
Kirbie Daily, 8th Grade
Salesian Elementary & Jr. High School
Corralitos
2nd Place
Jose Suarez, 8th Grade
Salesian Elementary & Jr. High School
Corralitos
 
3rd  Place
Rogelio Rocha, 8th Grade
Salesian Elementary & Jr. High School
Corralitos
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

National Agricultural Day Spring Luncheon
 
Codiga Center Agricultural History Project
Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds
 
Wednesday, March 21st 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

 
 
 

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