2016 Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth

 

Henderson County Farm Bureau “Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth” (OFBY) local winner, JT Payne, represented Henderson County well at the District Competition on Thursday, October 27, 2016 in Madisonville. JT placed first in the male OFBY competition and will present his speech at the annual meeting in December in Louisville, KY. JT is the son of James and Penny Payne of Henderson.

We are also proud of our female participant, Jessica Stoner, who won the first place title in our county female OFBY and won third place in the district competition. Jessica is the daughter of Michael and Angie Stoner of Henderson. 

In the Variety Show, we were well represented by Jada Townsend who, with her vocal presentation and accompanying herself on the keyboard, obtained third place in the District Competition. Jada is the daughter of Denisa Townsend of Henderson. 

 

(left to right) Jada Townsend, Jessica Stoner, President Brandon Williams and JT Payne

 

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