Grand Prize Winners in the Ag Days Contests

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Grand Prize Winners in the Ag Days Contests

Farm Bureau administers 8 different agriculture related contests for kids of all ages at Ag Days. Below are the results of the 2014 Contests.

Scarecrow Contest – Mrs. Sally Manoukian’s fourth grade class at Windsor Christian Academy in Windsor

Farm Photography Contest – Abi Mello, a student in Ms. Jardine’s fifth grade class at Windsor Christian Academy in Windsor

Scarecrow Contest Farm Photo

Mrs. Sally Manoukian’s fourth grade class at Windsor Christian Academy won the grand prize award in the Ag Days Scarecrow Contest. The class received a plaque and $50 check from Sonoma County Farm Bureau.  Mrs. Manoukian is at the left in the photograph with the presenters, left to right, Dairy Princess Francesca Gambonini, Agricultural Commissioner Tony Linegar, Sonoma County Sheriff Steve Freitas and Dr. Steven Herrington, superintendent of the Sonoma County Office of Education

Abi Mello, a fifth grade student in Ms. Jardine’s class at Windsor Christian Academy, was the grand prize winner in the Ag Days’ Farm Photography Contest. She won a plaque and $50 from Sonoma County Farm Bureau. Presenting the award, left to right, are Dairy Princess Francesca Gambonini, Agricultural Commissioner Tony Linegar, Sonoma County Sheriff Steve Freitas and Dr. Steven Herrington, superintendent of the Sonoma County Office of Education

Farm Video Contest – Mr. Mike Persinger’s third grade class at Monroe School in Santa Rosa

Poster Contest – Lucy Philpott, a student in Mrs. Brantley’s sixth grade class at Matanzas Creek Elementary School

Video Poster

Mike Persinger’s third grade class at Monroe School in Santa Rosa, won the grand prize and $500 in the Ag Days Farm Video Contest, sponsored by Sonoma County Farm Bureau. Mr. Persinger, center, is with some of the students from his class and Mr. Onarcy Pons , a parent who helped with the farm video. Presenting the award, left to right, Dairy Princess Francesca Gambonini, Agricultural Commissioner Tony Linegar, Sonoma County Sheriff Steve Freitas and Dr. Steven Herrington, superintendent of the Sonoma County Office of Education

Lucy Philpott, a sixth grade student in Mrs. Brantley’s class at Matanzas Creek School, won the grand prize in the Ag Days Poster Contest. She received a plaque and $50 from Sonoma County Farm Bureau. Presenting the award, left to right, are Dairy Princess Francesca Gambonini, Agricultural Commissioner Tony Linegar, Sonoma County Sheriff Steve Freitas and Dr. Steven Herrington, superintendent of the Sonoma County Office of Education

Mural Contest – Mrs. Bernadette Prunetti and Sue Schubert’s special education class at Kawana Academy of Arts & Science in Santa Rosa

Decorated Grocery Bag Contest – Liberty Brelsford, a first grade student in Miss Lindsey Hahn’s class at St. Rose School in Santa Rosa

Mural Grocery Bag

Mrs. Prunetti’s special education class at Kawana School in Santa Rosa won the grand prize mural in the Ag Days contest, sponsored by Sonoma County Farm Bureau. Mrs. Prunetti, far left, is joined by her students and classroom assistant Sue Schubert, right. The class received a plaque and $50.  Presenting the award, left to right, Dairy Princess Francesca Gambonini, Agricultural Commissioner Tony Linegar, Sonoma County Sheriff Steve Freitas and Dr. Steven Herrington, superintendent of the Sonoma County Office of Education

Liberty Brelsford, a first grade student in Miss Hahn’s class at St. Rose Elementary School, won the grand prize for her Decorated Grocery Bag in the Ag Days contest. She received a plaque and $50 from Sonoma County Farm Bureau. Presenting the award, left to right, Dairy Princess Francesca Gambonini, Agricultural Commissioner Tony Linegar, Sonoma County Sheriff Steve Freitas and Dr. Steven Herrington, superintendent of the Sonoma County Office of Education

Bookmark Contest – Mandy Howard, a student in Mrs. Sally Manoukian’s fourth grade class at Windsor Christian Academy

Essay Contest - Owen Brodt, a third grade student in Miss Peterson’s class at Pacific Christian Academy in Windsor.

Bookmark Award Essay Winner

Mandy Howard, a fourth grade student in Ms. Jardine’s class at Windsor Christian Academy, won the grand prize bookmark in the Ag Days Contest.  She received a plaque and $50 from Sonoma County Farm Bureau. Presenting the award, left to right, Dairy Princess Francesca Gambonini, Agricultural Commissioner Tony Linegar, Sonoma County Sheriff Steve Freitas and Dr. Steven Herrington, superintendent of the Sonoma County Office of Education

Owen Brodt, a third grade student in Miss Peterson’s class at Pacific Christian Academy in Graton, wrote the grand prize essay in the Ag Days Contest. The essay was based on the theme, Our Food, Our Farms. Owen won a plaque and $50 from Sonoma County Farm Bureau. Presenting the award, left to right, Dairy Princess Francesca Gambonini, Agricultural Commissioner Tony Linegar, Sonoma County Sheriff Steve Freitas and Dr. Steven Herrington, superintendent of the Sonoma County Office of Education.

View photos of the rest of the winners from the Ag Days Awards Dinner 2014

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