SUBMITTED BY KIM HUGHES –
In the recent statewide Farm Bureau Ag Safety Poster Contest, we had two first place winners from Polk County. The contest theme, “Ride Like a Pro, Wherever You Go” focused on ATV safety and helmet usage.
In the third and fourth-grade category, Dusty Davis of Mena, a fourth-grader at Holly Harshman Elementary took first place. Dusty’s parents are Dalon and Jennifer Davis.
In the fifth and sixth-grade category, Teresa Bell, a sixth-grade student at Wickes Elementary in Polk County, won first place. Teresa’s parents are Mary Bell and Chance Bowline.
The contest attracted 52 entries from elementary schools in 23 counties. Cash prizes of $100, $75 and $50 were awarded to the top three winners in each category.