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    TOP SCARE FACTOR: Above, Gabe and Dawson Sibley with their winning scarecrow.
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    SCARIEST - Zoe Nuske (Emma Flowers) (8th entry)
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    CUTEST – Lilly Nuske (Pinky) (7TH entry)
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    MOST COLOURFUL – Michelle Nuske (Greenable) (6th entry)
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    BIGGEST – Fraser Penny (Leo) (5th entry)
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    PRETTIEST and BEST DRESSED – Ava Penny (Sally) (4th entry)
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    SMALLEST – River and Nan Cox (3rd entry)
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    BEST OVERALL: Gabe and Dawson SibleyCUTEST – Lilly Nuske (Pinky) (7TH entry)MOST COLOURFUL – Michelle Nuske (Greenable) (6th entry)SCARIEST - Zoe Nuske (Emma Flowers) (8th entry)PRETTIEST and BEST DRESSED – Ava Penny (Sally) (4th entry)COVID SAFE – Braxton and Nan Cox (1st entry)BIGGEST – Fraser Penny (Leo) (5th entry)SMALLEST – River and Nan Cox (3rd entry)
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    COVID SAFE – Braxton and Nan Cox (1st entry)

School holiday scarecrow fun in Yarriambiack

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Children across Yarriamback Shire have taken the opportunity to make scarecrows as part of a school holiday activity program.

Yarriambiack Shire Council Community Development team, working with Warracknabeal Creative Circuit and Warracknabeal Community Garden, prepared a program of scheduled and self-paced activities.



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The program was designed to meet the needs of children across a variety of ages during the holiday break.

There were eight scarecrow entries with Gabe and Dawson Sibley winning best entry overall and a $50 ‘Jono and Johno’ gift voucher.

Warracknabeal Community Garden committee members and municipal youth-impact officer Justin Knorpp judged the scarecrows and came up with different categories.

Every entrant received a prize. There were three $20 cash prizes from the Community Garden Committee and four $20 shop-local vouchers from Yarriambiack Shire Council.

Other award winners were: Cutest, Lilly Nuske; most colourful, Michelle Nuske; scariest, Zoe Nuske; prettiest and best dressed, Ava Penny; Covid-safe, Brax and Nan Cox; biggest, Fraser Penny; and smallest, River and Nan Cox.