Award Winners

2016 GCNC Youth Club Awards Banquet Winners

1.  Best All Round Club

1A K-3 The Hummers YGC Mountain GC District 1
1B 4-6 The Jr. GC of Dunn Westhaven GC District 8
1C 7-9 The Rock Squad Advance GC District 4
1D 10-12 Croasdaile Jr. Therapy Croasdaile GC District 9

2.  Horticulture

2A K-3 Garden BEES YGC Trent Woods GC District 11

3.  Civic Development/Beautification

3A K-3 Garden BEES Trent Woods GC District 11
3B 4-6 Little Sprouts Woodland GC District 9

4.  Wildflowers

4A K-3 Snapdragons Sardiswood GC District 3
4B 4-6 Little Sprouts Woodland GC District 9

5.  Bird Project

5A K-3 Garden BEES Trent Woods GC District 11
5B 4-6 Little Sprouts Woodland GC District 9

6.  Blue Bird Drawing

6A K-3 Buggy Bunch Laurel Hills GC District 10 Katelyn Rice
6B 4-6 Little Sprouts Woodland GC District 9 Julianne Dale

7.  Cardinal Drawing

7A K-3 Kinder-Gardeners Cape Fear GC District Claire Costner
7B 4-6 Little Sprouts Woodland GC District 9 Gavin Jordan

8.  Bird Essay 

8A K-3 Junior Green Thumbs Two Green Thumbs District 10 Lacey Aquaro

9.  Flower Show No entries

10.  Scrapbook

10A K-3 Garden BEES Trent Woods GC District 11
10B 4-6 Little Sprouts Woodland GC District 9
10C 7-9 Rosey Girls Raleigh GC District 10

11.  Arbor Day

11A K-3 Kinder-Gardeners Cape Fear GC District 11

12.  Butterfly

12A K-3 The Little Sprouts New Hanover GC District 11

13.  Special Needs

13A K-3 Kinder-Gardeners Cape Fear GC District 11 Logan Carenbauer

14.  NGC Contests

14A K-3 The Hummers Mountain GC District 1

Note: Best All Around Club is based on the rating sheets. All other awards must complete an award application.


2016 NGC Poetry Contest

GCNC had one youth garden club to participate in this contest with four entries; all in the Kindergarten category. The Little Sprouts did a great job with the theme: Croaking, Leaping, Frogs. These poems were judged by a panel of NC Kindergarten teachers. Each entry will receive their score sheet along with their poem entry. The responsible party must sign as receiving these items.

1st place: Finn Gray

2nd place: Pepper Sullivan

3rd place: Ava Rivenbark

Honorable Mention: Grayson Register

The first place winner was sent for SAR competition.

Poems for national winners are published in a booklet and each winner receives a booklet.


2016 Smokey Bear/Woodsy Owl Poster Contest

GCNC garden club members worked with four schools and 16 classroom teachers to promote the contest. 280 students were encouraged to enter the contest; 145 posters were entered.

Grade 1

1st Place: Rose Eudy 2nd Place: Ashlyn Thalgott 3rd Place: Reily Johnson Sponsor: Pinnacle GC Sponsor: Mountain GC Sponsor: Cape Fear GC

Grade 2

1st Place: Lourdes Pena 2nd Place: Jaylin Raby 3rd Place: Nathaniel Fitzgerald Sponsor: Pinnacle GC Sponsor: Mountain GC Sponsor: Trent Woods GC

Grade 3

1st Place: Jayne Marchetti 2nd Place: Wyatt Wilson Sponsor: Pinnacle GC Sponsor: Mountain GC

Grade 4

1st Place: Karson Cook Sponsor: Pinnacle GC

Grade 5

Kimberly Tisi Sponsor: Pinnacle GC