Creativity on display


ROCKSPRINGS — The second flower show of the 2017 Meigs County Fair took place on Thursday, with the theme expanding on “Elvis is Alive and Well in Meigs County.”

Youth and adults were once more well represented with arrangements giving tributes to Elvis Presley and Dwight Icenhower, the Meigs County native who is world-renowned as an Elvis Tribute Artist.

Melanie Stethem won both Senior Best in Show and Senior Reserve Best in Show, while Shelia Curtis took home the Creativity Award. In the Junior category, Hannah Crane won Junior Best of Show, and Madison M. Chapman won Junior Reserve Best of Show.

Other winners include:

Adult Category

Class: “How Great Thou Art” — First, Alyssa Webb; Second, Shelia Curtis; Third, Vanessa Folmer;

Class: “Guitar Man” — First/Creativity Award, Shelia Curtis; Second, Peggy Crane; Third, Shirley Hamm;

Class: “Puppet on a String” — First, Melanie Stethem; Second, Peggy Crane; Third, Shirley Hamm;

Class: “Tutti Frutti” — First, Shelia Curtis; Second, Peggy Crane; Third, Alyssa Webb;

Class: “Jail House Rock” — First/Senior Reserve Best of Show, Melanie Stethem; Second, Vanessa Folmer; Third, Peggy Crane;

Class: “Long Black Limousine” — First/Senior Best of Show, Melanie Stethem; Second, Shelia Curtis; Third, Peggy Crane;

Class: “Graceland” — First, Peggy Crane; Second, Shelia Curtis; Third, Vanessa Folmer;

Class: “Only the Strong Survive” — First, Melanie Stethem; Second, Shelia Curtis; Third, Peggy Crane;

Junior Category

Class: “Walk a Mile in My Shoes” — (Group 1) First/Junior Best of Show, Hannah Crane; Second, Aszandra Schultz; Third, Madison M. Chapman; (Group 2) First, Madison Dailey; Second, Piper Smeck; Third, Olivia R. Rife;

Class: “School Days” — (Group 1) First, Hannah Crane; Second, Madison Dailey; Third, Aszandra Schultz; (Group 2) First/Junior Best of Show, Madison M. Chapman; Second, Piper Smeck; Third, Hayward D. Jackson.

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Melanie Stethem won Senior Best in Show.
http://www.mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2017/08/web1_8.24-Flower-1-Senior-Best.jpgMelanie Stethem won Senior Best in Show. Jessica Marcum photos

Hannah Crane won Junior Best of Show.
http://www.mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2017/08/web1_8.24-Flower-2-Junior-Best.jpgHannah Crane won Junior Best of Show. Jessica Marcum photos

Melanie Stethem won Senior Reserve Best in Show.
http://www.mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2017/08/web1_8.24-Flower-3-Senior-Reserve.jpgMelanie Stethem won Senior Reserve Best in Show. Jessica Marcum photos

Madison M. Chapman won Junior Reserve Best of Show.
http://www.mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2017/08/web1_8.24-Flower-4-Junior-Reserve.jpgMadison M. Chapman won Junior Reserve Best of Show. Jessica Marcum photos

Shelia Curtis took home the Creativity Award.
http://www.mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2017/08/web1_8.24-Flower-5-Creativity.jpgShelia Curtis took home the Creativity Award. Jessica Marcum photos

By Jessica Marcum

Special to the Sentinel

Jessica Marcum is a freelance writer for The Daily Sentinel.