Peace and Joy Winners

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority wins the Montgomery Botanical Gardens first Peace and Joy Contest

Winners with MBG President Tyna Davis
Winners with judge Adrienne Larkin

On Tuesday, December 17 the Montgomery Botanical Gardens at Oak Park had Cookies and Cider to announce the winners of the first Peace and Joy Contest in the garden.  Three judges submitted their results on originality, best representation of the theme and beauty.  The second portion of the voting was for the public who went online and voted $1 each for their favorite exhibit.

MBG Board President Dr. Tyna Davis announced the winners.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. won first place winning both the judges vote and the online voting.  President Cassandra Brown accepted the plaque for them. Their exhibit was an angel spreading peace and joy.

Cassandra Brown, President of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority with MBG Board President, Dr. Tyna Davis and MBG Board Member Ken Mahan
Peace and Joy to the World by
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.

CARATS came in second place with their exhibit of a dog spreading Joy at the mailbox. President Cathy Wright accepted the second place trophy for them.

Wanda Anderson, VP of CARATS, Cathy Wright, President of CARATS, Dr. Tyna Davis and Ken Mahan
Spreading Joy by
Montgomery Chapter of The CARATS, Inc.

Day Street Baptist Missionary Church received third place with their joyful snowman.  Church member Lillie Grant was on hand to accept the award for them.

Lillie Garnier representing Day Street Baptist Church, Dr. Tyna Davis, Ken Mahan
Tidings of Great Joy by
Day Street Missionary Baptist Church

First Baptist Church received the honorable mention award with their Peace and Joy Christmas trees. Cathy Wright accepted the award for them.

Cathy Wright representing First Baptist Church with Dr. Tyna Davis and Ken Mahan
Peace and Joy by
First Baptist Church of Montgomery AL

The Montgomery Botanical Gardens appreciates these community leaders and organizations for participating in our Peace and Joy contest.  Please come to the garden and see our holiday decorations and exhibits.  They will be on display until December 22.

Please consider a donation to the Montgomery Botanical Gardens at Oak Park so we can continue to grow our garden for the citizens of Montgomery.



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