2018 Annual Awards Banquet Success!

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“Passenger Creek” Bluegrass Band

The Montgomery Co. Soil Conservation District together with the Kiwanis Clubs of Clarksville, recently hosted their Annual Conservation Awards Banquet & Farm-City Program the 30th of October.  This year’s event was the 64th Awards Banquet for the District, honoring more than 20 recipients.  Each year the District, Downtown Kiwanis, Hilldale Kiwanis, Montgomery Co. Farm Bureau, Montgomery Co. Conservation Club, Clarksville Chamber of Commerce award those that have shown exceptional efforts in conservation and agriculture, conservation education, conservation progress, and youth agriculturally based contests in Montgomery County.

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Johnny Head, Price Hopson, Dottie Mann receive Proclamation from County Mayor Durrett.

Soil Conservation District Chairman, Johnny Head and Kiwanis Club Agriculture Committee Chair, Chris Lanier, opened the program welcoming more than 185 attendees.  Mayor Jim Durrett presented a Proclamation for Oct. 28-Nov.3 as Soil Conservation & Farm City week.  The proclamation was exemplary honoring “those that have made outstanding contributions to conservation and agriculture in our community.”  C. David Elliott provided the Invocation before the meal and Passenger Creek Bluegrass Band’s entertainment.

The 2018 Award Recipients in the following categories are:

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Master Conservationist Award…….Bryant Brothers presented by Will Sanders, F & M Bank

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Conservation Education Award………..Danny Boner, MCHS presented by Dottie Mann, Hilldale Kiwanis Club

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Outstanding Farm Family Award…………Ronnie & Jenny McKinney presented by Jay Albertia, Clarksville Chamber of Commerce

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Lester Solomon Award…………….George Marks (Received by The Family), presented by Steve Taylor, Montgomery Co. Conservation Club

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1st Place 4-H Team Mont. Co. Land Judging Contest……….Holden Bennett, Jason Patton, Nena Cates; presented by Johnny Head for Farm Bureau of Mont. Co.

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2nd Place FFA Team Land Judging Contest………………CHS FFA – Megan Summer, Will Comperry, Josephina Reyman, Austin Christian; presented by Barry Mayo, Security Seed

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Overall Highest Scorer Award for the Mont. Co. Land Judging Contest…..Will Johnson, MCHS; presented by Johnny Head, Farm Bureau

 

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1st Place Award for Youth Conservation Wildlife Contest………….Garrett Ross, NWHS FFA; presented by Price Hopson, Downtown Kiwanis Club

 

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2nd Place Award for Youth Conservation Wildlife Contest & Best Records Kept for Youth Conservation Wildlife Contest……….Will Comperry, CHS FFA; presented by Price Hopson

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3rd Place Award for Youth Conservation Wildlife Contest…….Taylor Adkins, Mont. Co. 4-H; presented by Price Hopson

 

 

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3rd Place FFA Team Land Judging Contest……………….NWHS FFA – Logan Huggins, Wade Leavell, Nolan Henry, Cassidy David; presented by Barry Mayo, Security Seed

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Overall Highest Scorer Award for the Mont. Co. Land Judging Contest…..Will Johnson, MCHS; presented by Johnny Head, Farm Bureau

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1st Place Award for Youth Conservation Wildlife Contest………….Garrett Ross, NWHS FFA; presented by Price Hopson, Downtown Kiwanis Club

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2nd Place Award for Youth Conservation Wildlife Contest & Best Records Kept for Youth Conservation Wildlife Contest……….Will Comperry, CHS FFA; presented by Price Hopson

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3rd Place Award for Youth Conservation Wildlife Contest…….Taylor Adkins, Mont. Co. 4-H; presented by Price Hopson

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David E. Hinton Scholarship for 2018 – TAYLOR BUCKNER

Conservation Progress Award……….Mark Barnett (not pictured)

We would like to say express our gratitude to those that have continually supported this banquet, so that we may encourage and honor the efforts of our 4-H and FFA students and farmers in Montgomery County! Without you, this would not be possible:

Cumberland Bank & Trust

F & M Bank

Legends Bank

Planters Bank

2018 Associate Sponsor – Security Seed & Chemical

Montgomery County Government

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