The "Stand and Be Heard Anthem Singing Contest" is an opportunity for students in agriculture to showcase their patriotic singing skills for a chance to win scholarship prizes.
Sponsored by FMC Corporation, any member of a national agricultural student organization is invited to submit an audition video singing the National Anthem. Participants have until June 15, to submit their entry online at www.FMCcrop.com/contest
Entrants of the "Stand and Be Heard Anthem Singing Contest" must be a member of a national ag-related student organization, such as FFA, 4-H or a student NAMA chapter, with plans to pursue a career in agriculture or agribusiness.
Entries received will be posted to the contest webpage and a public online voting phase to determine the finalists begins on July 2. Anyone will be able to go online to www.FMCcrop.com/contest
to vote to determine the top four finalists. Finalists will be announced on Aug. 22.
Videotaped interviews and performances of the four finalists will then be aired on national agricultural TV with online voting to determine the grand prize winner. Voting for finalists will take place between Sept. 24 and Oct. 19.
Three of the finalists will each receive a $5,000 college scholarship. The grand prize winner will receive a $10,000 scholarship. Winners will be announced on Oct. 24.