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Old Downtown Windsor’s Halloween spirit

Monday, October 22nd, 2012 | Posted by

The Mayor’s Award went to the Windsor Girls Softball team.

Through Nov. 1, the Town Green will be the home of community-created Scarecrows displaying the theme of “Learn Today, Lead Tomorrow.”

Sponsored by the Windsor Unified School District, this year’s Scarecrow Days is the eighth annual event. Over a dozen schools, businesses and individuals submitted scarecrows. Judging was completed Oct. 13. The Scarecrows will be on display through Nov. 1.

Each of the 15 scarecrows entered received a ribbon:

The Mayor’s Award, for best representation of the Town of Windsor:  Windsor Wicked Girls Softball Team

Community Award, “Best representation of who our community is:” The Windsor Farmers Market

The Community Award went to a kindergarten class from Mattie Washburn Elementary.

Superintendent’s Award Mrs. Dresser’s 6-8 grade class at Windsor Middle School, and a $50 prize

The Trustees Award- Mrs. Raven Smart’s class at Windsor High School, and a $100 prize. 

Downtown Merchants Award- Atrellis Flowers and Gifts

Best in Show - C*STAR with Jenson Lane Garden

The Chamber of Commerce AwardDrs. Cercone, Wear and Solomon

The Rotary Award – Boys and Girls Club

Tomorrow’s Leaders Today Award – Gateway 4-H

Humor Award- The Windsor Times

Judges’ Award - the Windsor Unified School District Staff

Fantasy Award – the Alves Family

The Kiwanis AwardCreative Thinkers Preschool 

The Garden Club Award - Mrs. Hartline’s Kindergarten Class at Mattie Washburn Elementary

Youth Award - Mrs. Talley’s K-3 class at Healdsburg School

Founders Award – Mrs. Velarde’s 1st Grade class at Cali Calmecac Language Academy

Parks and Rec Award - Mrs. Brenk’s 1st Grade class at Mattie Washburn Elementary

Best in Show winner, by C*STAR with Jenson Lane Gardens



  • Joel Smith

    Correction: The Founder’s Award is for Mrs. Velarde’s 1st grade class at CALI CALMECAC LANGUAGE ACADEMY.

    • Mallory Giunchigliani

      Thanks for the correction, Joel. I want to make sure everybody gets the recognition they deserve.

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