Central Park students pick winning pumpkins

Saturday, October 28, 2017
Teachers at Central Park Elementary School in Monett decorated more than 30 pumpkins for an annual school contest. Principal Jennifer Wallace is pictured admiring the entries. The First United Methodist Church in Monett donated the pumpkins this year. The artsy creations were placed on display in the school hallway and voted on by students and staff. Murray Bishoff/times-news@monett-times.com

Teachers at Central Park Elementary School in Monett decorated more than 30 pumpkins for an annual school contest.

This pumpkin rendering of the Pokemon character Picachu, created by third grade teacher Jordan Norton, won first place in the Central Park voting. Contributed photo
This pumpkin eyeball, created by Central Park art teacher Amy Green, won second place in the voting. Contributed photo
This red-eyed black spider pumpkin, created by third grade teacher Natasha Garner, won third place in the voting at Central Park Elementary. Contributed photo