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Classrooms Take Home Prizes in Alpharetta's Scarecrow Festival

Downtown was filled with scarecrows, farmers, artists and kids' games for the sixth annual festival.

All morning long people stopping by downtown Alpharetta could pick up some produce and other homemade products, but when 10 a.m. rolled around, it was time for the sixth annual Alpharetta Scarecrow Harvest.

Classrooms from elementary schools across the Alpharetta area designed and constructed more than 90 different scarecrows–some of them really different!

won the SchCoolest award for having the most classrooms participating. More than a third of the scarecrows were made by classrooms from the school.

2011 Classroom Award Winners

Most Creative: Ms. Sigsbee's 3rd grade, Cogburn Woods, "Queen Sigsbee & her Worker Bees"

Runner-up: Ms. Hull's 2nd grde, , "Smurf Onto Others"

Best Constructed: Ms. Wilkins' Pre-K, Kings Ridge Christian School, "Gnomeo and Juliet Scarecrow"

Runner-up: Ms. Watzman's 4th grade, Cogburn Woods, "Stuck on 4th Grade Scarecrow:

Best Personality: Ms. Miller's 3rd grade, , "Straw Dog Scarecrow"

Runner-up: Mr. Byron & Mrs. Heather, the , " Granny"

Scare "Go Green" Crow: Ms. Gould's 4th grade, Cogburn Woods, "Recyclepus & Bottle Fish"

Runner-up: Ms. Weiermiller's Kindergarten, , "The Cultiviation"

Prizes were awarded from , the , Kona Ice treats, , Pediatric Center at Northside, , JRM Management, , Alpharetta Farmers Market, , and The Pretzel Factory.

Cheryl Oakes October 02, 2011 at 09:00 PM
What a great event by Kim Dobson, Special Event Coordinator for the city of Alpharetta. Congratulations to all of our winners! Cheryl Oakes City Council Member
Mike Weakley October 03, 2011 at 01:08 PM
A great event indeed! Thanks to everyone who made it possible! Mike Weakley - Stilt Walker http://www.StiltFun.com

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