Ag Day pie contest winners announced

Susquehanna County Dairy Maid Emmory Coy, age 6, confidently displays a pie up for auction on Friday, March 6, during Ag Day at the Elk Lake High School. Nearly $6,000 was raised for the 4-H and Dairy Princess and Promotions programs at the annual auction. STAFF PHOTO/STACI WILSON

The annual Ag Day pie contest and auction raised $5,995 for Susquehanna

County 4-H and the Dairy Princess and Promotions program.

Andrew Coolbaugh and his daughter, Lily, competed to see who knew more about Susquehanna County as they navigated around the Endless Mountains Heritage Region game board and answered questions posed by EMHR Executive Director Cain Chamberlin. STAFF PHOTO/STACI WILSON

Julia Briechle’s Apple Crumble pie – submitted in the youth division – garnered the highest bid of the day, selling for $225 to Honesdale National Bank.

There were a total of 58 entries in the pie contest, with 27 adults and 31 youth participating.

Contest winners were as follows:

Adult division: Creamy Peanut Butter Pie, by Bonnie Miller of Laceyville; Apple Pie, by Cherie Bonavita of Meshoppen; and Strawberry & Cream Pie, by Victoria Clark of Springville.

Youth Division: Peanut Butter Pie, by Kyle Bonvita, age 17, Elk Lake High School; Apple Pie by Chelsea Empett, age 12, Mountain View Jr/Sr High; and a Gluten Free Peanut Butter Pie by Holly Harvatine, age 14, Mountain View Jr/Sr High.

Bonnie Morris and Bill des Rosiers, of Cabot Oil & Gas Corp., were serving up PA Farm Show milkshakes during Ag Day on Friday, March 6, at Elk Lake High School. STAFF PHOTO/STACI WILSON

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