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For Immediate Release: July 10, 2018

SCOFIELD NAMED ALABAMA AGRIBUSINESS COUNCIL'S LEGISLATOR OF THE YEAR

Senator Clay Scofield was named the Legislator of the Year for the Alabama Agribusiness Council at their 2018 Annual Meeting on June 25th.

The Legislator of the Year award was presented to Senator Scofield for his leadership and service to the Alabama Agribusiness Council and its members. “Senator Scofield has been a champion for agriculture and rural Alabama since taking office in 2010 and is very deserving of this award.  We appreciate his continued leadership in the Senate and continued commitment to Alabama agriculture,” said Leigha Cauthen, Executive Director of the Alabama Agribusiness Council.  Governor Ivey received the Distinguished Service Award, an award presented to an outstanding statewide leader who has supported the Council and the industry and Dr. Billy Powell, retired Executive Vice President of the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association, received the Council’s Heritage Award for his commitment and dedication to the growth and success of the Council throughout his career.

The mission of the Alabama Agribusiness Council is to advocate, enhance and promote agribusiness in Alabama as the collective voice. Membership is open to individuals, trade associations, and companies who share a common interest in positively enhancing agribusiness in Alabama.

Scofield, a 3rd generation farmer, received his Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Business and Economics from Auburn University.  He resides in Guntersville and will begin serving his third term in the Alabama Senate in 2019, having run unopposed this year.

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For More Information Contact: Marshall County Legislative Office, ph. (256) 582-0619

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