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2012 Captial City Pumpkin Drop Winners Announced

By: Josh McComas Email
By: Josh McComas Email

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Hundreds of students from across the state converged in Charleston for a little fall fun.

The Capital City Pumpkin Drop took over Appalachian Power Park, but it wasn't all games.

The kids used math and science skills to design containers to protect a pumpkin when it is dropped from the top of a crane.

The overall winner of the pumpkin drop was South Charleston Middle School.

Below is a complete list of winners:

GRAND SLAM PUMPKIN - South Charleston Middle School

High School
1st place - Huntington High
2nd place - not awarded, no winners
3rd place - not awarded, no winners

Middle School>
1st place - (TIE) East Fairmont Jr. High and Stonewall Jackson Middle
2nd place - not awarded, no winners
3rd place - not awarded, no winners

Elementary School
1st place - Alban Elementary
2nd place - West Chapmanville Grade School
3rd place - Sherman Elementary

1st place Poster Design - Sherman Elementary, Johnny Crash
2nd place Poster Design - Kanawha Valley Home Schoolers - Wicked
3rd place Poster Design - Sherman Jr High team #2

Most Creative Design - Riverside High School
Most Sustainable Design - Stonewall Jackson Middle


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