And the winners are…

Drum roll, please! We’re excited to announce the winners of the 2020 National Rice Month Scholarship Video Contest. Thank you to everyone that participated! The competition was fierce and our judges had a tough time making the final selections. Please join us in congratulating the winners!

2020 Grand Prize Winner: Molly Ellis

Molly Ellis, a student at McKinney Boyd High School in McKinney, Texas, won the 2020 National Rice Month Scholarship Video Contest. Her documentary-style video weaves a narrative history of Katy, Texas, where her grandmother lives, from its origins as a rural rice farming community to a growing city that still features rice dryers, street signs named after rice farmers, and an annual rice festival that celebrates the town’s heritage.

2020 2nd Prize:  Simon Portillo Perez

2020 3rd Prize: Aniya Misher Allison

Honorable Mention:  Kayllen Barnette

Honorable Mention:  Jordan Mackie

Honorable Mention:  Anna Overton