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Third annual event draws colorful turnout

Bourbonnais, IL – The Village of Bourbonnais is pleased to announce the winners for the third annual “Very Merry Coloring Contest” sponsored by Aqua Illinois and Milner Media. The contest was open to village residents of all ages and free to participate. The custom Bourbonnais coloring page could be downloaded and printed directly at home or printed copies were available at village hall. A total of 119 entries were received by the contest deadline December 12.

The following winners were recognized by Mayor Paul Schore at the Village of Bourbonnais Board Meeting Monday, December 19:

Ages 6 & Under Category

  • 1st Place: Evelyn Tousignant
  • 2nd Place: Brookston Vaughn
  • 3rd Place: Coralynn Peters

Ages 7-10 Category

  • 1st Place: Kylee Kothe
  • 2nd Place: Avery Heino
  • 3rd Place: Elsa Tzintzun

 All Ages/Family Category

  • 1st Place: Ethan Regas
  • 2nd Place: Tinley & Randi Martin
  • 3rd Place: The Jones Family (Leah Peterson & Owen Jones)

Special Needs Category

  • 1st Place: Nicole Wallace
  • 2nd Place: Courtney Ruch

 “We would like to congratulate each entry and thank everyone for participating,” said Mayor Paul Schore, “The judges had a difficult time selecting winners. We have some very talented artists in Bourbonnais.”

Judges included Nikki Moore of Little Me Studio, Kim Chellson of Top Notch Knots & Pots and Kristi Schu of the Exploration Station.

1st place winners in each category received a $100 Visa gift card. 2nd place winners in each category received a $50 Visa gift card, and 3rd place winners in each category received a $25 Visa gift card. Prizes were made possible by the event sponsors.

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