Garrard County Student Dylan Driskell Wins 2019 KFB Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth Contest
Dylan Driskell of Garrard County was awarded top honors in the 2019 KFB Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth Contest held last December during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 100th annual meeting in Louisville.
Prior to winning, Driskell competed in and won both the county and district Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth competitons. Each level of the competition consists of a personal interview and a two-minute prepared speech related to agriculture or Farm Bureau. Contestants are judged by three people with backgrounds in youth work and/or agriculture.
During KFB’s annual meeting, judges heard speeches and met with finalists for personal interviews, awarding points for each contestant’s leadership record, conversational ability and scholastic achievement. Dylan received a $2,000 college scholarship, an expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. on the KFB Congressional Tour in February 2020, a luggage set and watch.
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