Winners of 2015 Scarecrow Contest at Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center announced

Published 10:07 am Monday, November 23, 2015

Business I Category

1st Place                                     Cottage Cuttings “Flaming Headless Horseman”

2nd Place                                    G & G Enterprises Construction Corporation “Nuts About ‘Peanuts’”

3rd Place                                     Tiger Rock Martial Arts of Orange “Tae Kwon Crow”

Honorable Mention:                Golden Triangle Emergency Center “Hocus Pocus Visits GTEC”   


Business II Category

1st Place                                     The Beaumont Enterprise “BEE Newsy”

2nd Place                                    Home Depot “DIY Scarecrow”

3rd Place                                     Sabine Federal Credit Union “Officer S.A. Bine”

Honorable Mention:                Akrotex, Inc. “Rosscrow & Roxy”


Church Category

1st Place                                     Trinity Baptist Church “Raggedy Ann Loves Everyone”

2nd Place                                    Salem United Methodist Church “Can These Bones Live”


Family Category

1st Place                                     Watson-Wheeler Family “Sleeping on the Job”

2nd Place                                    Wayne and Alice McCray “Mr. McScary and Son”

3rd Place                                     Angela Briscoe & Jamie Bray “Scarecrow’s Travels”

Honorable Mention:                Shari Hardin “Hook ‘Em Horns!”


Individual Category

1st Place                                     Maggie Reynolds, Carolyn Gorby & Karen Droddy “City Chickens”


Organizations Category

1st Place                                     Orange Fire Department “All in a Day’s Work”

2nd Place                                    Camp Fire – Orange “Starflight”

3rd Place                                     Children’s Garden Committee “Minion Pot People”

Honorable Mention:                H.E.A.R.T “H.E.A.R.T”


School Category

1st Place                                     Ms. Holland’s 3rd Grade Class – LCE “Ms. Holland’s Squarecrows”

2nd Place                                    Vidor Jr. High Art Club “Wheelson”

3rd Place                                     LCM-CISD “We’ve Landed in Shangri La!”

Honorable Mention:                Ms. Davis’ & Ms. Ellis’ 3rd Grade Class – LCE “The Day the Crayons Quit”


Director’s Awards

      Visitors’ Favorite – Cottage Cuttings “Flaming Headless Horseman”

      Stark Cultural Venues Members’ Favorite – Ms. Holland’s 3rd Grade Class – LCE “Ms. Holland’s Squarecrows”

Best Recycling Message – International Paper “Captain McScary”

Most Original Theme for a Scarecrow – Vidor Jr. High Art Club “Wheelson”

Best Botanical Theme Using Artificial Materials – FCCLA-Orangefield “Untitled”

Building Community Pride – Friends of Orange Depot “The Little Train Depot That Could

Most Innovative Use of Natural Materials – What’s Happening Orange County? “Niked! (Just Did It)”