Alabama 4-H Peanut Essay Winners Announced – Alabama Peanut Producers Association

Alabama Peanut Producers Association (APPA) is proud to announce the winners of the Alabama 4-H Peanut Essay Contest. The theme for 2022-2023 was “Peanuts: Feeding the World.”


Thirty-three essays from 15 counties were submitted for the state contest. All 4-H’ers who had an essay submitted to the state contest received a peanut t-shirt. Winners in each division receive – 1st – $50, 2nd – $35 and 3rd – $25.


Junior Division
1st – Claire Pierce, Marshall County
2nd – Lucy Rojas, Houston County
3rd – Skylar Hodges, Henry County


Intermediate Division
1st – Charlotte Bell, Shelby County
2nd – Colton Naylor, Lawrence County
3rd – Tyler Vincent, Etowah County


Sr. I Division
1st – Cyra Burks, Marshall County
2nd – Rebecca Baggett, Cullman County
3rd – Anthony Bell, Shelby County


Sr. II Division
1st – Christian Burks, Marshall County
2nd – Campbell Joiner, Lawrence County



APPA appreciates Alabama Cooperative Extension and Alabama 4-H for helping promote our Alabama peanut farmers and the importance of peanuts to our health and our state’s economy.



The Alabama Peanut Producers Association (APPA) is a grower funded organization whose purpose is to represent the interests of Alabama peanut farmers through education, promotion and research. APPA has been turning resources into results since 1957.