The winners were announced during the 2017 National Classic Awards banquet, on July 14, 2017, in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Five Gold Awards winners were named to receive scholarship stipends in the amount of $3,000 each, while 11 Silver Awards, worth $2,000 each, were also awarded. The total value of the combined Merit Award scholarships is $37,000, funded through direct support from the American Simmental-Simbrah Foundation. All awards are required to be used for post-secondary educational purposes. 2017. Go here: http://www.goo.gl/pEVpb6.