The 2015 American Farmers and Ranchers Central district speech contest was Nov. 10.
The winners included:
 Student Organization Junior: 1st, Cassidy Baughman, Lone Grove
 Agribusiness Junior: 2nd, Faith Howe, Sulphur
 Agribusiness Senior: 1st, Madi Baughman, Lone Grove
 Agriscience Junior: 2nd, Hillary Hill, Turner
 Agriscience Intermediate: 3rd, Ryanne Richardson, Turner
 Agriscience Senior: 2nd, Abby Black, Lone Grove
The AFR Speech Contest series consists of five district contests leading to the state competition. At each contest, students’ grades 4-12 compete in five categories—American Farmers & Ranchers, Natural Resources, Student Organizations and Agribusiness and Agriscience. First and second place winners in each category advance to the state speech contest, resulting in more than 150 finalists advancing.