November 2, 2017
Walton High School sophomore students, Shelbee Castrillo and Cheyanne Cordle, received monetary awards from Florida Farm Bureau for placing 1st and 2nd place respectively in the 2017 Florida Farm Bureau Speech Competition. The topic of this year's speech was "Today's food companies employ many tactics including food labels to gain a marketing edge. How can farmers and ranchers ensure that consumers understand these labels and have confidence in the safety and quality of their food?" Shelbee and Cheyanne are students in the Youth Leadership class at WHS under the supervision of Kelley Stephenson, WHS Instructor. Pictured below is Shelbee Castrillo (1st place winner). Pictured on the left (from left to right) is Charlie McKinley - Farm Bureau, Dale Anderson - Farm Bureau, Cheyenne Cordle (2nd place winner), Kelley Stephenson - WHS Instructor and Allen Scheffer - Farm Bureau. Submitted by Christy English.