Festival of Gingerbread winners announced

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Gingerbread creations of all types are set up at the History Center downtown for the 2016 Festival of Gingerbread. Judges surveyed this year’s creations Saturday.

The festival officially opens Nov. 25 and runs through Dec. 11. Click here for hours and special events to take place during the festival. 

Admission to the 2016 Festival of Gingerbread is $6 for adults, $4 for persons 65 and older and children ages 3 to 17. Children 2 and younger get in free. History Center members do not have to pay admission. A ticket to the festival also includes a visit to the entire museum.

NewsChannel 15’s Terra Brantley was judge for the 2016 Festival of Gingerbread.

The festival winners are listed below:

PreK-2nd Individual

1st   Gwendolyn Davis

2nd  Jeff Fletcher

3rd   Becca Beer

 

PreK-2nd Group

1st   George and Audra Estabrook

2nd  St. Vincent American Heritage Girls Tenderheart Squad

3rd   St Joseph Hessen Cassel 2nd Grade

 

3rd through 6th Individual

1st   Grace Johnson

2nd   Cameron Willwerth

3rd   Leila Niblick

 

3rd through 6th Group

1st Girl Scout Troop #00367

2nd Pack 3430

3rd Huntington American Heritage Girls IN2435

 

Teen Individual

1st  Katlyn Setser

2nd  Austin Johnson

3rd   Allison Bear

 

Teen Group

1st  Abby Smith and Alia Davis

2nd  Girl Scout Troop 20912  #2

3rd St. Vincent American Heritage Girls Pi/Pa Squad

 

Adult Individual

1st   Karen Peters

2nd   Sue Courtney

3rd   Danielle Oliver

 

Adult Group

1st Byron Health Center

2nd The Helman Family

3rd  Lee Powers, Jennifer Grush, Nikki Fawcett

 

Family

1st  The Scheele Family

2nd  The Johnson Family

3rd  The Spees Family

 

Professional

1st   Jayne Oliver

2nd   Rebecca Berry and Mary Bailey

3rd   Country Kitchen Sweet Art

 

Historical

Youth:   Lacey Johnson

Adult:    The  Scheele Family