AFR Announces 2018 Poster Winners


More than 4,000 Oklahoma elementary school students expressed their appreciation for farmers during the 2018 American Farmers & Ranchers poster contest.

“We are extremely pleased with the many creative ways students demonstrated with original artwork explaining our theme, what does agriculture do for me,” Micaela Danker, AFR youth coordinator, said.

Guidelines for the poster contest included:

  • Posters must solely be the work of the student.
  • Students may use crayons, markers, pens, pencils, etc.
  • Posters were judged on originality, creativity, neatness, content and overall effect.
  • There will be two age divisions: Division I: Grades 1&2; and Division II: Grades 3&4.
  • Cash scholarships were awarded to students in each division: First Place: $100; Second Place: $75; Third, Fourth & Fifth Place: $50.

The winners are:

Division I

1st       Saraed Peachey, Lindbergh Elementary – Tulsa

2nd      Lyndee Miller, Carnegie Elementary – Carnegie

3rd       Cristobal Oliveros Cancino, Lindbergh Elementary – Tulsa

4th       Brooklynn Estes, Wellston Elementary – Wellston

5th       Jayda Bond, Valliant Elementary – Valliant

Division II

1st       Cason Hood, Apache Elementary – Apache

2nd      Jovani Gonzalez, Laverne Elementary – Laverne

3rd       Mya Stephenson, Maryetta Elementary – Stilwell

4th       Preston Foster, Canton Elementary – Canton

5th       Angel Hernandez, Frederick Elementary – Frederick