through black and white media,” said GFB Women’s Leadership Committee Chairman Heather Cabe. “The students’ knowledge and perspective of Georgia agriculture comes to life on paper as they sketch different commodities and the farming lifestyle that is so beloved in our state.”
Abigail Montgomery of Twiggs County sketched the first-place winning picture. Kaylee Brackett of Cherokee County and Arwyn Kovach of Lee County were named the state runners-up.
Montgomery won $250 as the state winner and $100 as the GFB 6th District winner. Brackett and Kovach each won $150 for being runners-up and $100 each for being the GFB 1st and 8th District winners respectively.
Other district winners in the art contest were: Brooke Gooch, Banks County, GFB 2nd Dist.: Jordan Haynes, Cobb County, GFB 3rd Dist.; Shania Hobbs, McDuffie County, GFB 4th Dist.; AnnaBella Alderman, Crawford County, GFB 5th
Dist.; Tony Hernandez, Evans County, GFB 7th Dist.; Jay Granger, Miller County, GFB 9th Dist.; Kaiyah Cook, Glynn County, GFB 10th Dist.Contestants were instructed to create a black, white and gray drawing using graphite, charcoal, pastel, chalk, colored pencil, ballpoint pen or mixed media appropriate for printing. Drawings were judged on how well the artwork represents modern agriculture in the student’s county or Georgia and artistic merit.