Once again creativity reigned throughout Wilmot during the WCA’s eighth annual Scarecrow Contest. The winners were selected by an astute and austere panel of judges from the Kearsarge School District and the Wilmot Garden Club.
Many thanks to our judges –
from New London Elementary School: Rose and Iris Patrick and Sophie, Zach and Sarah Anderson
from the Wilmot Garden Club: Nancy Large, Lindy Heim and Chris Jenssen
The fabulous prizes are gift certificates to Grounds in New London and The Wilmot Garden Club Plant sale as well as gift subscriptions to the InterTown Record newspaper.
A huge thank you to all the participants! Your scarecrows are wonderful!
Wilmot Garden Club Best in Show
Carol & Doug McDonald’s Wilma Phlat
Chris & Tom Jenssen’s Patiently waiting for snow
Best use of natural materials
The Brown family’s scarecrow
Wilmot Public Library Storytime Group’s Mr. Hubbarb rides a reindeer
Lindy Heim’s After a long summer, Nature takes charge of the garden
Best social message
Keith Seaman’s Pilgrims around the totem pole
Sebastian Prieto’s Kearsarge Hockey PlayerSportiest Too
Ray Ilg’s Scarecrow for Ociee and Sawyer
Best group/family effort
Huff Family’s Summer Fun
Rachel Seaman’s Opposites attract
The first entries in the Scarecrow contest have come in!
(And there are more out there – so send in your photos!)
Thank you Lindy Heim!
Thank you Carol McDonald!
Thank you Rachel and Keith Seamans!
We love them all and are looking forward to lots more fun and festive scarecrows! Join the fun and build a fun, fanciful, sporty, scary, beautiful … or silly scarecrow(s).The Wilmot Garden Club cosponsors the contest and
the deadline for entries is noon on Wednesday, October 25.
Lots of prizes will be awarded so don’t miss out.
Click to learn all you need to know to participate!