Platinum Award Winner, Black Oak Gin Co. Inc., Black Oak, Ark.: from left, Ronnie Qualls, Larry Teague, Jose Vasquez, Cheryl Luther, Dana Terrell, and Rocky Qualls.
Platinum Award Winners, from left: Cade Couch, Monette Co-op Gin, Monette, Ark.; Henry Boyer, McClendon, Mann & Felton Gin Co. Inc., Marianna, Ark., and McClendon, Mann & Felton Gin Co. Inc. #3, Brickeys, Ark.; Roger Johnson, Catavoy Cotton Gin, LLC, Jonesville, La.; and Josh Maxwell, Tri-Parish Gin, LLC, Lettsworth, La.
Platinum Award Winners, Richard Kelley, left, Burlison Gin Company Inc., Burlison, Tenn.; and Edwin Freeman, Crockett Gin Co, Maury City, Tenn.
Platinum Award Winners, from left, Chris Lacey, Sandy Ridge Cotton Co. LLC, Malden, Mo.; Karen Dawson and granddaughter Caroline, Bernie Farmers Gin, Malden, Mo.; and Charles Boone, L. Berry Gin Company, Holland, Mo.
Platinum Award Winners, from left, Daniel Williams, Yazoo Planters Gin Company, Yazoo City, Miss.; Lynn Mitchell, Vance Gin Co., Clarksdale, Miss.; and Jorge Perez and Frank Villalobos, Espey Gin Co., McLemoresville, Tenn.
Gold Award Winners, from left, Jeff Lindsey and Sandra Marlow, McCord Gin Co., Gideon, Mo.; Ray Carter, Graves Kennett Gin, Kennett, Mo.; Charlie Jenkins, Avon Gin, Avon, Miss.; Kenny Britton and Danny Jeffcoat, Hi Grade Gin Corporation, Winona, Miss.
Gold Award Winners, from left, Billy Miller, Charles Mooney, and Herbert Shelton, GPS Gin Co. Inc., Portland, Ark.; and Tim Hastings and Barrett Folk, Willow Gin LLC, Wilson, Ark.
Silver Award Winners, from left, Adam Martin, D.G.&G. Matthews Plant, Matthews, Mo.; Gary Redden and Roger Weeks, Caruthersville Gin, Caruthersville, Mo.; Gail Acton and Steven Booker, D.G.&G. Inc., Parma, Mo.
Silver Award Winners Michelle Copeland, left, Peach Orchard Gin Co. Inc., Gideon, Mo., and Edwin Freeman, Bemis Gin & Warehouse Co., Jackson, Tenn.
Silver Award Winners, from left, Jose Esparza and Pedro Renteria, Adams Land Company, Leachville, Ark.; Amy Stirnaman, Graves Gin Corporation, Rector, Ark.; Cindy Wilkins, 4-Way Gin, Senath, Mo.; Neal Skipper, New Peoples Gin Co. Inc., Holly Grove, Ark.
Silver Award Winner, Union Gin Co. Inc., Brownsville, Tenn.: from left, Danny Jeter, Bradley Williams, Michelle Williams, Kelsie Williams, and Ethan Williams.
Bronze Award winners, from left, Jonathan Murray, Yorkville Gin, Yorkville, Tenn.; Jimmy Pierce, Dixie Gin of Poinsett County Inc., Trumann, Ark.; Aaron Litwiller, Bogue Chitto Gin, Macon, Miss.; James Holly, Midnight Gin, Midnight, Miss.; Phil Luicus, Calhoun County Gin Inc., Calhoun City, Miss.
Award winners at all levels of the Southern Cotton Ginners Association's safety program were honored at a luncheon held in conjunction with the Mid-South Farm and Gin Show.
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