Secretary of State Linda McCulloch Celebrates National Ag Week by Presenting the 2009 Agriculture in Montana Schools Bumper Sticker Awards
March 18, 2009 (Jorgenson’s Restaurant)
Back row from left: Margie Thompson (Agriculture in Montana Schools President), Ramey Lunceford (Executive Director MT FFA Foundation), Linda McCulloch (Secretary of State), Lesli Furniss (Miss Rodeo MT 2009), and Ron de Yong (Director of the MT Dept. of Agriculture)
Front row from left: Ethan Beery, Jaden Graveley, Evan Dahinden, Abby Fraser, Wyatt Kittelmann, Tiana Fix, Kourtney Simonson.
(Not pictured) Sari Robertus
[Bumper stickers below are from last year's contest.]
(Helena) - Secretary of State Linda McCulloch will present awards to the winners of the annual Agriculture in Montana Schools Bumper Sticker Contest at noon on Wednesday, March 18 at Jorgenson's Restaurant. The winning bumper sticker designs will be used in Montana to promote the importance of agriculture in society.
"I can think of hundreds of ways to use a bumper sticker. It's great recognition for these young artists and for Montana's number one industry," said McCulloch.
The 2009 Agriculture in Montana Schools Bumper Sticker Contest Winners:
*OVERALL CONTEST WINNER: Sari Robertus from Fromberg Elementary (5th grade)
FIRST PLACE WINNERS:
Kindergarten: Abby Fraser
First Grade: Wyatt Kittelmann
Second Grade: Evan Dahinden
Third Grade: Ethan Beery
Fourth Grade: Jadin Gravely
Fifth Grade: Tiana Fix
Sixth Grade: Kourtney Simonson
SECOND PLACE WINNERS:
Kindergarten: Erin Taylor
First Grade: Brigid Miller
Second Grade: Karson Powell
Third Grade: Lilly Green
Fourth Grade: Catie Cavill
Fifth Grade: Andrew Eberling
Sixth Grade: Jacob Simpson
The winning bumper stickers will be on display in the Secretary of State's Office throughout 2009.
For more information about National Ag Week (March 15-21), contact the Montana Department of Agriculture at (406) 444-3144.