WINNER: Kristin Montgomery of Elizabeth won the Youth Division Sweepstakes of Arkansas Farm Bureau's Sew with Cotton contest during the organization's 72nd annual convention Nov. 30 in Hot Springs. Gene Martin, cotton division coordinator, presented Montgomery with a Bernina serger for her efforts. She first won the youth dress category earning $400 and then competed with youth contestants to claim the sweepstakes award. Her winning entry was a sleeveless embroidered denim dress with a stylish princess cut. She also made a khaki denim jacket that echoed the lines of the dress. Arkansas Farm Bureau is a nonprofit, private advocacy organization of more than 230,000 Arkansas families throughout the state working to improve farm and rural life.