SHELBY COUNTY SINGER WINS TALENT COMPETITION
Mobile Singing the contemporary Christian song "In Return", Natalie Womochil of Shelby County took first place in the annual Talent Find Competition and won
$1,000 at the 79th annual meeting of the Alabama Farmers Federation in Mobile Dec. 4. Seven finalists performed during the closing session of the
Federation's annual meeting that began Dec. 3 and attracted nearly 2,400 farmers from throughout the state.
Miss Womochil is the 17-year-old daughter of Buddy and Karen Womochil. In addition to the cash award, Miss Womochil will perform at several agriculture
functions throughout the state in the coming year.
Daniel Jones, 22, of Dale County, won first alternate and received a $500 cash award for a clogging routine. He is the son of Jack and Brenda Jones.
Other finalists included Amanda Robinson of Baldwin County; Melissa McCord of Covington County; B.J. Parsons, Jeremy Amerson and Josh Cook of
Elmore County; and Rebecca Tinsley of Henry County Keith Jackson of Lauderdale County.
The State Young Farmers Committee, a division of the Alabama Farmers Federation, sponsors the Talent Find Competition. County competitions were held
throughout the state earlier this year where winners earned the right to compete in the state contest.