Students and patrons of the Peabody-Burns school district were invited to enter a friendly competition recently to name the greenhouse on the high school campus.
“We had 77 names entered,” said horticulture instructor Ann Leppke. “I was thrilled to have that kind of participation.” Entrants sent their suggestions to Leppke during the months of December and January.
Students in the horticulture class voted on the entries. Lana Benson’s entry, Warrior Soil, was selected as the winner. She won a $50 gift certificate to spend at the greenhouse.
“The contest was fun and was successful in raising awareness about the greenhouse and horticulture,” Leppke said. “We appreciate the participation.”
An elementary school winner also was randomly drawn. Kershawn Stevens, a second grade student at Peabody-Burns Elementary School, entered the winning name — Flower House. He won a plant for his classroom and one for himself.