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Monday, November 25, 2019 1:25 pm

Verbatim: History Center Announces Festival of Gingerbread 2019 Winners

The following was released on Monday, November 25, 2019:

Fort Wayne, IN — The History Center has announced winners of the 34th annual Festival of Gingerbread competition.

 

Winners are:

 

PreK - 2nd Grade Individual

 

1st – Libby Ellis

 

2nd – Christian Kline

 

3rd – McKinnley Elbrecht

 

PreK - 2nd Grade Group

 

1st – Rapunzel Christmas

 

2nd – St. Joseph Hessen Cassel 2nd Grade Group #1

 

3rd – TLC Preschool – Sarah’s Stars

 

3rd - 6th Grade Individual

 

1st – Emerson Kline

 

2nd – Frances Beck

 

3rd – Jillian Eddy

 

3rd - 6th Grade Group

 

1st – Ellie & Alivia Louden

 

2nd – American Heritage Girls-Vintage Camper-Explorers

 

3rd – Study ED

 

Teen Individual

 

1st – Mary Schroeder

 

2nd – Esther Kemerly

 

3rd – Grace Johnson

 

Teen Group

 

1st – The Murphy’s

 

2nd – American Heritage Girls-PiPa

 

Adult Individual

 

1st – Susan Jackson

 

2nd – Danielle Oliver

 

3rd – Angelika Bensch

 

Adult Group

 

1st – Larissa & Alane Johnson

 

2nd – Annette M. Ruppert GBS Foundation

 

3rd – McDonald/DeGaetano

 

Family

 

1st – Anderson/Meyer/Rekeweg

 

2nd – Waikel Family

 

3rd – The McMullen Family

 

Professional

 

1st - Cookie Friends

 

2nd – Jenny Schroeder

 

3rd – CK Products

 

Historical Adult

 

Cookie Friends

 

Historical Student

 

Emerson Kline

 

People’s Choice Awards and honorary awards will be announced at the end of the Festival. 

The public can preview these winners and all of the gingerbread creations during Downtown Fort Wayne’s Night of Lights on November 27, from 3pm to 9pm. Admission: $3 per person. 

Now in its 34th year, the Festival of Gingerbread raises money to support History Center programs. The Festival has become a holiday tradition that boasts an attendance of more than 12,000, who come annually to see the fanciful gingerbread creations on display. 

Festival admission is $6 adults, $4 seniors and youth, and free to children age 2 and under. History Center members also receive free admission. 

For Festival of Gingerbread hours and a complete schedule of events visit the History Center’s Facebook page or www.fwhistorycenter.com or call 260.426.2882. 

The History Center is located at 302 East Berry Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana.


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