Uptown for the Holidays Gingerbread House Competition Announces Winners

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The Athens Uptown for the Holidays gingerbread house competition announced winners of the annual event.  The gingerbread houses are on display at the Athens County Historical Society and Museum from December 2 – 3 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays from noon to 4:00; OPEN LATE on Thursdays, noon to 8:00. Free and open to the public.

12313538_962501290488161_6756082089193939974_n$500 Grand prize professional category: Nancy Mingus, “The Kidwell Covered Bridge”

Second place: Olivia Johnson, “Mt. Zion Baptist Church”

$500 Grand prize non-professional category: Sarah Boumphrey, “Fourth Meal-The Burrito Buggy”

Second place tie: Barbara Miller, “Palos Covered Bridge” and Kristin Mazzeo Barron, “29 Park Place-the OU President’s House”

Teen Category

First Place: Allie Holm, “Sesame Street Christmas”

Second Place: Will Chambers “Flatiron Service Station”

Child Category

First Place: Sam Billerbeck Popoae, “Medieval Church”

Group Category

First Place: The Miller family, “Chateau Shalom”

Children’s Category

First Place: Owen, Allison, Olivia and Lauren Barnes, “Hocking Valley Candyland”

Second Place: Isabelle and Adelaide D’Mello-Eisworth, “Minecraft Village”