SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Kiwanis Club held its annual Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest on Oct. 28.
Competitors gathered on the courthouse lawn to quickly eat pieces of pie to win a monetary prize.
This year, 52 children and adults were in the contest. The pumpkin pies were purchased at Jewel in Sycamore. Sycamore High School Key Club members helped out with the contest.
The following people were winners in their age categories.
Ages 5 and younger
1st – Lillie Harper, Sycamore
2nd – Edith Faulkner, DeKalb
3rd – Emma Shaff, Sycamore
4th – Theodore Faulkner, DeKalb
Ages 6 to 10
1st – Ella Atwell, Sycamore
2nd – Alex McNeill, Shiller Park
3rd – Faisal Al Harby, Sycamore
4th – Kennedy McCoy, Sycamore
Ages 11 to 15
1st – Madelyn Lathrop, Sycamore
2nd – Elijah Herra, Sycamore
3rd – Maxine Lathrop, Sycamore
4th – Kaitlyn Costello, Sycamore
Age 16 and older
1st – Bridget McMillion, DeKalb
2nd – Jim Hawberg, Sycamore
3rd – Patrick Costello, Chicago
4th – Bradley Ruetten, Sycamore
In a last-minute category – Bride and Groom – Hanna Brandt West and Addison West competed as part of their wedding celebration. The groom won.