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Jenna Jones and her mother with their candy corn pumpkin; Jenna won first place in the Seedlings group, ages birth to 6.
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Faith Reilley (middle) with her mother and sister Sophie. Faith won first place in the Sprouts group, ages 7-9. She had “Monsters Inc.” pumpkins.
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Ella Lammare with her Cookie Monster pumpkin; she won first in the Vines group, ages 10 to 13.
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Pumpkins await judging.
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The Werts family, mom Kathie, Benjamin, Nicholas and Josephine, placed first in the Patches group,for families or groups.
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Sam Poulsen, winner of the 14-and-older Pumpkins group.
WHAT: Inaugural pumpkin-decorating contest at Our Lady Queen of Peace School’s annual Trunk or Treat
WHEN: Oct. 22
WHERE: Our Lady Queen of Peace School, Bethalto
WHY: To raise $400 for the school’s PSA group