LEE COUNTY STUDENTS STUDYING AGRICULTURE RECEIVE COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP
Auburn University students and scholarship recipients from Lee County were recognized during the Alabama Farmers Federation 2016 Scholarship Recipients Luncheon Aug. 27 at the Ham Wilson Arena in Auburn. Mary Kendall Dixon of Salem graduated from Smiths Station High School and studies agricultural communications. Jack Slay of Opelika graduated from Opelika High School and studies pre-biosystems engineering. Ryan Ferrell of Auburn graduated from Auburn High School and studies animal sciences, pre-vet track. The $1,750 scholarships were funded by the Lee County Farmers Federation and the Federation’s Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation. From left are Federation President Jimmy Parnell, Dixon, Ferrell, Slay, Lee County Farmers Federation President Mahlon Richburg, Federation State Board Member Joe Lambrecht and Federation Southeast Region Vice President George Jeffcoat. Not pictured are recipients James Dowdell and Lucinda Daughtry.
LEE COUNTY RECOGNIZED AT ALABAMA FARMERS FEDERAITON ANNUAL MEETING
The Lee County Farmers Federation board of directors celebrated a successful 2015 at the group's first meeting of 2016. The county board, county Women's Leadership Committee and county Young Farmers Committee all received awards during the Alabama Farmers Federation annual meeting Dec. 6-7 in Montgomery. Pictured are Young Farmers Chairman Daniel Mullenix with the 2015 Oustanding Young Farmers Award for Division 2, county President Mahlon Richburg with the County Award of Excellence and Women's Leadership Committee Chairman Jamie Lazenby with the Outstanding Women's Leadership Programs Award.
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