Grand Prize Winners in the Ag Days Contests

Written By: Admin
Published: April 29, 2014

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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