|Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!|
|Written by Holyoke Enterprise|
Costumes were judged in 11 divisions in the Holyoke Lions Club annual contest Sunday, Oct. 31 in the HHS old gym. Everything from soldiers to machines, animals, historic characters, products and more took center stage for judging in the annual event.
Prizes in each age division included $5 for first place, $2 for second and a gold dollar for third. Every participant received a sack of candy and 50 cents.
Age under 1—Remy Warner (soldier), pictured in front, first; back, from left,
Age 1—from left, Benjamin Peña-Pederson (pirate), first and mom Gladys;
Age 2—pictured from left, first to third, Brody Smith (rodeo clown),
Age 3—pictured from left, first to third, Kinsey Rahe (Cleopatra),
Age 4—pictured from left, first to third, Kylee Smith (bumblebee),
Age 5 and Kindergarten—from left, first to third, Blye McCallum (Farmer Fred in
1st grade—pictured from left, first to tie for third, Chad St. Martin (abducted by an alien),
2nd grade—pictured from left, first to third, Rylee Schneller (Queen of Hearts),
3rd grade—pictured from left, first to third, Seth Watson (swamp monster), Emily
4th grade—pictured from left, Zander Salyers (Madhatter), first; and tie for second
5th grade—the last contest of the night—pictured from left, first to third, Mackenzie
Leo the Holyoke Lions Club Lion hands out candy.