Hopkins County youth showcase talent at Kentucky Farm Bureau Outstanding Youth and Variety Contest

 

Hopkins County Farm Bureau was well represented in the 2nd District Kentucky Farm Bureau Outstanding Youth and Variety Contest held Oct 22 in Madisonville. Laney Farmer, a senior from HCCHS, placed 3rd in the female Outstanding Youth Competition. Laney is the daughter of Dr. Joey and Teryl Farmer. Grace Brumfield, a 6th grader at Christ the King, performed a beautiful vocal performance. Grace is the daughter of Shawn and Shannon Brumfield.  Jacob Dickerson, a senior at MNHHS, competed in the male Outstanding Youth Contest. Jacob is the son of Lane and Vicki Dickerson.

 

From left to right:  Laney Farmer, Grace Brumfield, and Jacob Dickerson.

 

 

 

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