Contest Rules: Send a picture of your decorated Book Character Pumpkin to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 25th. You may use pumpkins and/or gourds to create your project (real or artificial). To decorate, you can use paper, glue, paint, markers, pipe cleaners, fabric or other craft items on the entry. Projects must represent a book character. On the entry form, you must write the title and author of the book. This is a home project and entries should be done mostly by the student. Parents or other family members may assist. Do not write your name anywhere on the project for others to see. Pumpkins will be judged by selected MES staff members in the following categories: PreK-2 and 3-5. People’s Choice Award- Students’ pumpkin pictures will be printed and displayed. All students will be allowed to vote on their favorite pumpkin by putting “spare change” in the canister of their favorite pumpkin(s). All money collected will be donated to students from the Meadowview and Glade Spring Communities in need of shoes and coats. Winners will be announced Friday, October 29. All “spare Change” votes for People’s Choice Award will need to be turned in by 9 AM. Prizes: PreK-2, 3-5, and People’s Choice: Winners in each category will receive a MES shirt and certificate. Each participant will receive a free treat voucher from a local restaurant.