The National Guard Patriot Academy has been named the Year's Best Patch!
Members of the Academy worked together to carve and submit 11 Jacks in this years event.
In addition to representing their organization at Strolling Night, the Patriot Acadmeny patch members set up shop in front of several local shopping centers, collecting votes and raising awareness for Advocates for Children.
All told, the Academy raised a whopping 844 votes in support of local children who have been removed from their homes due to issues of abuse or neglect!
As this year's winners, the Patriot Academy will receive a prize of $500, sponsored by Hilliard Lyons, LLC and a trophy suitable for display.
Additional winners from this year's event included:
Most Creative Entry by a Child - Elaina Bosten
Scariest Entry by a Child - Braden Cusano
Most Creative Entry by a Youth – Ab Shumaker
Scariest Entry by a Youth - Brianna Reardon
Most Creative Entry by an Adult – Prestige Printing
Scariest Entry by an Adult – Cheryl Jackson
This year the pumpkin patch that raises the most will win a check for $500!
This year's prize is sponsored by Hilliard Lyons, LLC.
Every dollar raised for Advocates for Children is a vote for your Jack, and the votes add up for you and for your pumpkin patch to earn you great prizes. You can win an iPod, a TV set and more! Check it out.