Scary winners announced at garden show

Congratulations to the scarecrow sculptors of Mill Strand Integrated Primary School, whose creation “Scaremaid” carried off the top award at Allianz Garden Show Ireland as well as winning “Most Eco Friendly” prize.

Scary winners announced at garden show“Scaremaid” took her place in Scarecrow Avenue at the Garden Show at Antrim Castle Gardens last weekend (5-7 May 2017).

Sixteen scarecrows from all over Northern Ireland delighted visitors to the festival of flowers and food, in a competition run by Allianz in conjunction with the IEF for creative teams from integrated primary schools.

Pupils were asked to enter figures in any or all of four categories and the winners this year were:
Scariest Scarecrow:              Deadly Stitch                                Phoenix IPS
Commended:                        Evil Headless Tomato Jack          Kilbroney IPS
Most Eco Friendly:                Scaremaid                                     Mill Strand IPS
Commended:                        Fleur                                               Round Tower IPS
Best Traditional:                   Little crow Peep                            Phoenix IPS
Commended:                        Integrated Ivan                             Forge IPS
Best Legend of NI:                Finn Mac Cool                               Cranmore IPS
Commended:                        Carl Frampton                               Six Mile IPS
Best overall :                         Scaremaid                                      Mill Strand  IPS
Commended Overall:          Hans Sloan                                     Killyleagh IPS

Well done to all the schools whose imagination and teamwork brought an extra element of fun and colour to Allianz Garden Show Ireland this year

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