Local students bring home ribbons in Premier Exhibitor contest during Alabama National Fair

Winners in the Senior Division of the Premier Exhibitor contest during the 2019 Youth Beef Cattle Show Oct. 6 in Montgomery. From left: Hannah Maddox, high individual (Dekalb Co.); Audra Graves, second (Blount Co.); Isabella Kent, third (Baldwin Co.); and Lakin Whatley, fourth (Montgomery Co.) Heather Gladney, fifth (Tuscaloosa Co.) is not pictured. The Premier Contest tests students’ livestock knowledge, evaluation skills, and showmanship. The contest, held during the Alabama National Fair, was sponsored by the Alabama Farmers Federation and Alfa Insurance. -Alabama Farmers Federation

Winners in the Senior Division of the Premier Exhibitor contest during the 2019 Youth Beef Cattle Show Oct. 6 in Montgomery. From left: Hannah Maddox, high individual (Dekalb Co.); Audra Graves, second (Blount Co.); Isabella Kent, third (Baldwin Co.); and Lakin Whatley, fourth (Montgomery Co.) Heather Gladney, fifth (Tuscaloosa Co.) is not pictured. The Premier Contest tests students’ livestock knowledge, evaluation skills, and showmanship. The contest, held during the Alabama National Fair, was sponsored by the Alabama Farmers Federation and Alfa Insurance. -Alabama Farmers Federation

Winners in the Junior Division of the Premier Exhibitor contest during the 2019 Youth Beef Cattle Show Oct. 6 in Montgomery. From left: Sara Beth Faust, high individual (Blount Co.); Asa Thompson, second (Pike Co.); and Greer Jones, third (Pike Co.) -Alabama Farmers Federation

Winners in the Junior Division of the Premier Exhibitor contest during the 2019 Youth Beef Cattle Show Oct. 6 in Montgomery. From left: Sara Beth Faust, high individual (Blount Co.); Asa Thompson, second (Pike Co.); and Greer Jones, third (Pike Co.) -Alabama Farmers Federation