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Christmas Tree Forest

This year’s Christmas Tree Forest theme is “Flora and Fauna of Texas.” Twenty-three schools and civic organizations entered the contest, and the results are some of the most creative and beautiful trees we have ever had on exhibit. The judges had a very difficult time determining the best in several categories, since the competition this year was at a very high level of talent and imagination. Ultimately, winners were chosen in each of four categories. "Christmas Tree Forest" runs through January 6, 2002.

Kinder through 2nd Grade:

1st Place – Carmen Elementary “Wild Wild West”
2nd Place – Freddy Gonzalez Elementary “Mis Novios 12 Days of Christmas”
3rd Place – Gonzalez Elementary (2nd Grade) “The Starry Eyes of a South Texas Ranch”

3rd through 6th Grade:

1st Place – Gonzalez Elementary “Traveling Texas Trails”
2nd Place – J. Castro Elementary (Mission) “Freedom Flourishes Throughout Texas”
3rd Place – De La Garza Elementary (Mission) “Desert Life in the Rio Grande”

6th through 8th Grade:

1st Place – Memorial Middle School (Edinburg) “Out on the Range”
2nd Place – Lincoln Middle School “Birds of a Feather”
3rd Place – San Juan Middle School All Stars “Bats of Texas”

9th through Adult:

1st Place – Henry B. Gonzalez “Gulf Coast Treasures”
2nd Place – Art Club, McAllen Memorial High School “Holiday Ant Bridge”
3rd Place – Sada Mission Ninth Grade Campus “Walking Through the Wilderness of Texas”
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