A third grader at Holly Springs Elementary School has won a state contest for growing a 20-pound cabbage.
Addy Lefevre from Canton was awarded a $1,000 scholarship after being selected as Georgia’s winner of the Bonnie Plants 3rd Grade Cabbage Program.
At the start of the program, Bonnie sent each participating student a starter O.S. Cross variety cabbage plant and the lessons needed to care for and nurture their plant every step of the way. Once fully grown, students took a photo with their cabbage and submitted it for a chance to win.
Addy was selected by Bonnie Plants based on her enthusiasm to participate and learn in addition to the size and overall appearance of her cabbage.
Students took a photo with their cabbage when it was fully grown and submitted it for a chance to win the $1,000 scholarship. Winners were selected by Bonnie in collaboration with state departments of agriculture based on the student’s enthusiasm to participate and learn in addition to the size and overall appearance of their cabbage.
Getting involved in the 3rd Grade Cabbage Program is free. Fall registration for those who are located in USDA Hardiness Zones 8-11 is now open.
Registration for the spring growing season opens in January.