Cream of the Crop Student Photo Contest

From the Illinois Treasurer’s Office: Illinois Treasurer’s Office is encouraging young Illinois photographers to submit photos for the 2024 Cream of the Crop Photo Contest, which offers students a creative way to share their vision of agriculture in our state.

The Treasurer’s Office is accepting electronic submissions for the Cream of the Crop Photo Contest at Top photographs will be chosen in three age-based categories: ages 8‑10, 11‑14 and 15-18. Each student may submit up to two photos by June 14, 2024. 

The Cream of the Crop Photo Contest is part of the Illinois State Treasurer’s Ag Invest program and offers Illinois students an opportunity to showcase their most innovative or scenic pictures that depict their vision of agriculture in our state. Winning photos will be featured in Ag Invest marketing material and next year’s Cream of the Crop calendar, as well as at the 2024 Illinois State Fair.

Bright Start College Savings scholarships will be awarded to the top winners in each of the three age categories.