NEW MISS ALABAMA AGRICULTURE CROWNED
MOBILE, Ala. - Brittany Dannelle Johnson of Dale County was crowned Miss Alabama Agriculture 2004 Monday evening during the final session of the 82nd annual meeting of the Alabama Farmers Federation in Mobile.
|Miss Alabama Agriculture Brittany Johnson, right, congratulates her court following the Dec. 8 pageant. Shown here are, from left, Miss Congeniality Charlotte Gayle Smallwood of Chambers County; third alternate, Kelly Gaines of Autauga County; second alternate, Amy Leigh Alverson of Talladega County; first alternate, Laura Beth Oliver of Franklin County; and Miss Johnson.|
Also during Monday night night's session, winners were chosen in the 2004 Talent Find Competition sponsored by the Federation. The winner was a trio from Madison County -- Austin Smith, Anna Childers and Kelli Posey- who performed the song "Seven Bridges Road." The group received $1,000 in prize money. The first runner up in the talent competition and the winner of $500 was Jennifer Dias of Cullman County who performed "You'll Never Thirst."
As the new Miss Alabama Agriculture, Johnson received a $2,000 scholarship from the Alabama Farmers Federation and the use of a new Chevrolet Impala for the coming year. She is an 18-year-old freshman at Enterprise-Ozark Community College and the daughter of Rodney and Karen Johnson of Skipperville. She will travel the state throughout the coming year promoting agriculture and the Alabama Farmers Federation.
First alternate in the Miss Alabama Agriculture Pageant and the winner of $750 was Laura Beth Oliver of Franklin County. Other winners included second alternate and the winner of $500, Amy Leigh Alverson of Talladega County; and third alternate and the winner of $300, Kelly Gaines of Autauga County. Charlotte Gayle Smallwood of Chambers County was chosen as Miss Congeniality for the pageant which attracted 47 contestants from throughout the state.
Monday evening's session concluded the Alabama Farmers Federation annual meeting which attracted more than 2,000 farmers to Mobile.