Tennessee Farmers Cooperative Announces Winners of 80th Anniversary Calendar Photo Contest

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Tennessee Farmers Cooperative (TFC) is thrilled to announce the winners of its first calendar photo contest, celebrating the cooperative’s 80th anniversary in 2025. The contest invited talented 4-H and FFA members from across the state to submit captivating photos that depict Tennessee’s rich rural lifestyle and the spirit of agriculture.

The contest received an overwhelming response, with participants showcasing their creativity and passion for agriculture through their submissions. After careful consideration, the judging panel has selected the following winners in each age category:

Junior Category (9-13):

  • First Place: Reagan Garrison – representing AgCentral Farmers Co-op and McMinn County 4-H
  • Second Place: Broox Lewis – representing First Farmers Co-op and Henderson County 4-H
  • Third Place: Blakely Ramsey – representing Hawkins Farmers Co-op and Hawkins County 4-H
  • Honorable Mention: Presley Lay – representing Union Farmers Co-op and Union County 4-H

Intermediate Category (14-16):

  • First Place: Bailee Chandler – representing Lawrence Farmers Co-op and Lawrence County FFA
  • Second Place: Carrie Ruth Lawson representing Hawkins Farmers Co-op and Hawkins County 4-H

Senior Category (17-18):

  • First Place: Allie Harrison – representing Washington Farmers Co-op, the Daniel Boone High School FFA Chapter, and Washington County 4-H Club
  • Second Place: Grace Johnson – representing Sumner Farmers Co-op and Beech FFA

In addition to the above winners, Audrey Kraszewski, representing Montgomery Farmers Co-op and Tri-Star Cottage Homeschool 4-H Club; Sophie Frye, representing Rutherford Farmers Co-op and Cannon County 4-H; Alice Ogan representing Anderson Farmers Co-op and Anderson County 4-H, Carson Hayes representing Union Farmers Co-op, Smoky Mountain Home School Group, and Union County 4-H, and Scarlet Barton representing the Volunteer FFA Chapter will have their photos in the commemorative calendar.

Congratulations to all the winners.  Their photographs will be prominently showcased in the 2025 Tennessee Farmers Cooperative calendar, which will be available at local Co-ops in the fall of 2024.

 In addition to the recognition, winners will receive cash prizes and the chance to win a DSLR camera.  

“We were amazed by the talent and creativity displayed by the young members of our 4-H and FFA communities,” says TFC Chief Executive Officer Shannon Huff.  “The winning photographs beautifully capture the essence of our cooperative’s mission and the agricultural heritage of Tennessee. We extend our heartfelt congratulations to all the winners and express our gratitude to everyone who participated.”

For more information about TFC visit ourcoop.com.