Maine pupils Ben, Kristina and Thomas receive a gift in acknowledgment of their Scarecrow created back in June, which won 1st overall
Maine entered their creation into the Allianz Scarecrow competition for integrated primary schools. The scarecrows took their place at Garden Show Ireland over the weekend of 9-11 May and, as in previous years, they were a major attraction for visitors to the show. Nineteen scarecrows from a total of 13 integrated primary schools gathered in scarecrow wood, with entries in four categories: Sporting Heroes; Eco-Friendly; Scary and Traditional. Thousands of people visited the show, held for the first time in Antrim Castle Gardens.
The winning scarecrows were:
Sporting hero: Maine IPS “AP McCoy”
Maine IPS won overall Best Scarecrow award.