Youth Development & Agricultural Education

2013 Winners

Writing Competition

Students chose to write about a certain aspect of the agriculture industry to submit for the Writing Excellence Competition. Entries had to be at least 750 words and could be developed specifically for this competition or a piece written for a past assignment for a class.

Townsend Winners Writing Competition
Courtney Mann Photo 1st Place
Courtney Mann
Agricultural Economics
Title: "Sustainable Agriculture as a Means for Development"
Hannah Joy Pheasant Photo 2nd Place
Hannah Joy Pheasant
Agricultural Engineering
Presentation Title: "Biomass Briquettes in Africa"
Courtney Mann Photo 3rd Place
Amanda Gee
Agricultural Communication
Title: "Student farm teaches 'full circle' of farms, sustainability"

Presentational Speaking

Students were asked to create a presentation on an agriculture-based topic of their choice. This 6-7 minute presentation was recorded using Present.Me ©, a cloud-based program. The presentation included a video of the student presenting his/her material, which was also synced to a series of Power Point slides.

Townsend Winners Presentational Speaking
Lindsay Bingham Photo 1st Place
Lindsay Bingham
Agricultural Engineering
Presentation Title: "Organic Foods: An Insight for Parents"
   
Abigail Maurer Photo 2nd Place
Abigail Maurer
Agricultural Communication
Presentation Title: "Extending a Hand"
   
Hannah Joy Pheasant Photo 3rd Place
Hannah Joy Pheasant
Agricultural Engineering
Presentation Title: "Biomass Briquettes in Africa"