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Apple Festival Award Winners

Window Display Contest - 2015

Sponsored by: A & W Plumbing and Heating

  • 1st: Farmer's Insurance

  • 2nd: St. Joseph Memorial Hospital

  • 3rd: Jackson County Republican Women

  • 4th: George's Resale

  • 5th: H&R Block

  • 6th: Think Vintage

  • 7th: Jackson County Farm Bureau

  • 8th: Southern Creations


Apple Blossom Contest - 2015

Sponsored by: PLP Battery Supply

  • Age Group 0-2: Brookelynn Sue Welten

  • Age Group 3-4: Ellie Rae Herring


Appletime Golf Classic - 2015

Sponsored by: First Southern Bank, The Southern Illinoisan, and WUEZ

A Flight

  1. Jesse Barge
    Don Morgan
    Rob Graeff
    Matt Duffy

  2. Greg James
    Tim Hirsch
    Shannon Hirsch
    Barry Craig

B Flight

  1. Dave Clarke
    Micah Clarke
    Heath Koberstein
    Mike Koberstein

  2. Clay Brewer
    Jay Wittenborn
    Richie Bess
    JJ Daniels


Apple Pie & Apple Butter Contests - 2015

Sponsored by: Silkworm, Inc.

Apple Pie - Traditional

  • 1st: Tara O'Leary

  • 2nd: Judy Korando

  • 3rd: Barb Troutman

Apple Pie - Non-Traditional

  • 1st: Karen Hale

  • 2nd: Stacia Ellie Herring

  • 3rd: Kim Baskin

Sponsor's Choice

  • Traditional: Becky Swafford

  • Non-Traditional: Jeanne Holt

Apple Butter

  • 1st: Ted Perry

  • 2nd: Laurie Rendleman

  • 3rd: Craig Family


Apple Pie Eating Contest - 2015

Sponsored by: Penn Aluminum International

  • Grade K-8 Division Winners
    Team: Flutes, Trumpets, and That One Percussion Guy
    Members: Madison Glodo, Marlon Domiquez, Paige Jaynes, Ally Jaynes, and Cadence Brown

  • Grade 9-12 Division Winners
    Team: Perry
    Members: Danae Price, Olivia Price, Matthew Cherry, Ethan Cherry, and Atlantis Green

  • Adult Division
    Team: Carruthers Elementary School
    Members: Gloria Estrada, Melinda Pierson, Ashley James, Sue Propst, and Angel Ray


Apple Peeling Contest - 2014

Sponsored by: Penn Aluminum International, WUEZ, and Fox 23 KBSI

Team Award

  • Bryan & Rebecca Clover - 413.7 Inches

Jack Brundage Longest Peel Award

  • Tracy Cano - 34.5 Inches


Children's Pet & Hobby Parade - 2015

Sponsored by: Murphysboro Education Association, Jackson County Abstract & Title Guarantee Company, and WCIL-FM

Bicycles

  • 1st: Smith Grandkids

  • 2nd: Leslie Todd

  • 3rd: Landon Berry

  • Honorable Mention: Matthew & Mason Rider

Pets

  • 1st: John Cunningham with Bozwell

  • 2nd: Chris with Cricket & Zoe

  • 3rd: Mallory Gill with Daisy & Toby

  • Honorable Mention: Abby with Bella

Parade Theme

  • 1st: Jack Kinkaid Tweedy Logan, Judah Finn Tweedy Logan

  • 2nd: Phoenix Hickam, Zanen Weathers, Zoe Brantley

  • 3rd: Curtis & Caybren Hubbard

  • Honorbale Mention: Tammy Phoenix

Misc.

  • 1st: Marley & Sydnee Baskin

  • 2nd: Casey Linde

  • 3rd: Jamie Mezo

  • Honrable Mention: Callie Risse

Kid and Parent Built Float

  • 1st: Rigdon Ruble

  • 2nd: Jack Kinkaid Tweedy Logan, Judah Finn Tweedy Logan

  • 3rd: Curtis & Caybren Hubbard

  • Honorobale Mentions: Richard & Carrie Smith

Organization Built Float

  • 1st: St. Andrew School

  • 2nd: First Baptist

  • 3rd: Immanuel Lutheran Church & School

  • Honorable Mentions: Montessori School

Best Overall Float

  • Carruthers Elementary School & General John A. Logan School


Apple Festival Grand Parade - 2015

Sponsored by: The Quality Connection, WSIL-TV 3, The Southern Illinoisan

FLOATS

Clubs/Organizations
1st: General John A. Logan Museum & Lewis School Academic Talent Program
2nd: Liberty Theater
3rd: The Litte Egypt Barbershop Chorus

Business/Industry
1st: Murphy-Wall State Bank
2nd: First Bank & Trust Co of Murphysboro
3rd: Silkwom

Individuals/Churches
1st: Immanuel Lutheran Church & School
2nd: Class of 1965 - 50 Year Reunion

Youth Groups/Classes
1st: Tammy's Tiny Tots
2nd: Carruthers & General John A Logan Schools
3rd: St. Andrew School

Queen's Award for Best Float
Murphy-Wall State Bank

Mayor's Award for Most Beautiful Float
Murphy-Wall State Bank

President of the Chamber of Commerce Award for Most Original Float
First Bank & Trust Co of Murphysboro

POMS/Dance

  • 1st: Studio 84

  • 2nd: The Beautiful Ones

MARCHING BANDS

Class B

  1. Sesser-Valier High School/Cobden High School (tie)
  2. NCOE HIgh School - Norris City, IL
  3. Trico High School

    Drum Major: Sesser-Valier High School
    Auxiliary: Sesser-Valier High School
    Percussion: Trico High School

Class A

  1. Pinckneyville High School
  2. Civic Memorial High School - Bethalto, IL
  3. Bismarck High School - Bismarck, MO

    Drum Major: Civic Memorial High School
    Auxiliary: Civic Memorial High School
    Percussion: Civic Memorial High School

Class AA

  1. Harrisburg High School
  2. Potosi High School - Potosi, MO
  3. Carterville High School

    Drum Major: Harrisburg High School
    Auxiliary: Potosi High School
    Percussion: Harrisburg High School

Class AAA

  1. Waterloo HIgh School
  2. Mascoutah High School

    Drum Major: Waterloo High School
    Auxiliary: Waterloo HIgh School
    Percussion: Waterloo HIgh School

Class Junior High/Middle School

  1. Pinckneyville Junior High School
  2. DuQuoin Middle School
  3. Anna Junior High School

    Drum Major: Pinckneyville Junior High School
    Percussion: Pinckneyville Junior High School
    Auxiliary: Pinckneyville Junior High School

Appletime 5K Walk/Run - 2015

Sponsored by: St. Joseph Memorial Hospital/SIH and Murphy-Wall State Bank & Trust Co

Overall Winners

  • Male Runner: John McCarthy - 18:49.8

  • Female Runner: Bethany Jenkins - 22:05.7

  • Male Walker: Thomas Mansfield - 46:25.7

  • Female Walker: Shirley Fearheiley - 31:51.9

5K Run

Female 14 & Under

  1. Chapin Hammers - 30:33.0
  2. Lexy Chipman - 32:18.6
  3. Ava Harmon - 38:19.4
  4. Emily Harmon - 38:20.6
  5. Madison Ehlers - 39:27.1

Female 15-19

  1. Bria Ciganovich - 24:36.5
  2. Arie Ciganovich - 28:05.6
  3. Haylee Childers - 28:38.9
  4. Tabitha Miffling - 33:45.0
  5. Cassidy Sellers - 55:32.0

Female 20-29

  1. Karissa Grammer-Lemon - 22:33.1
  2. Kelli Baggett - 24:26.4
  3. Desi Crews - 25:00.1
  4. Catherine Bean - 25:18.3
  5. Molly Reeves - 27:35.7
  6. Erika Krahl - 27:46.7
  7. Erin Medvecz - 30:30.9
  8. Lauren Helvey - 31:16.3
  9. Penny Buchman - 33:32.2
  10. Autumn Allen - 34:04.2
  11. Evanna Sehr - 34:39.7
  12. Carrie Schwebel - 35:24.9
  13. Rebecca Juelf - 40:00.6
  14. Monica May - 40:01.0
  15. Taylor Bryant - 42:12.3
  16. Jodi Bradley - 43:51.3
  17. Katie Schwebel - 46:58.8
  18. Kayla Simpson - 50:31.0

Female 30-39

  1. Brittany Toler - 22:53.3
  2. Amy Lyenda - 25:02.8
  3. Krista Elliot - 26:52.6
  4. Carey Gill - 27:20.6
  5. Crystal Calufeth - 27:59.3
  6. Scarlett Pierson - 29:29.2
  7. Stephanie Hanson - 30:03.9
  8. Amanda Duffy - 30:14.7
  9. Melinda Rumbaugh - 30:36.3
  10. Shauna Mifflin - 31:02.1
  11. Angie Mifflin - 32:48.7
  12. Michelle Thies - 34:16.2
  13. Sarah Bird - 36:27.5
  14. Sarah Ehlers - 41:46.1
  15. Molly Parker - 42:10.3
  16. Karen Maes - 54:27.9

Female 40-49

  1. Clarissa White - 27:05.1
  2. Sheila Snyder - 28:27.1
  3. Gretchen Mason - 28:39.4
  4. Amy Harmon - 29:39.4
  5. Stacey Ballard - 30:49.4
  6. Christine Chambers - 32:22.4
  7. Kelly Holmes - 33:31.8
  8. Lori Elwell - 34:16.8
  9. Kathy Bloodworth - 56:56.2

Female 50-59

  1. Marla Rathjen - 22:19.0
  2. Lisa Gibson - 23:07.7
  3. Bernadette Barnes - 31:48.6
  4. Cindy Ciganovich - 31:53.3
  5. Jan Koberstein - 33:40.0
  6. Jane Bryant - 42:16.1
  7. Elizabeth Grandt - 46:27.7

Female 60-69

  1. Marla Dielman - 44:11.3

Female 70 & Over

  1. Julia Stallings - 36:25.7

Male 14 & Under

  1. Jakob Imhoff - 20:31.4
  2. Ethan Cherry - 20:32.1
  3. Jacob Duffy - 30:03.4
  4. Charlie Pierson - 36:05.5
  5. Riley Baird - 44:39.1

Male 15-19

  1. Jakob Guetersloh - 28:28.1

Male 20-29

  1. Joshua Myers - 20:47.1
  2. Wickham Flannagan - 22:08.5
  3. Bryan Lemon - 22:32.8
  4. Robert Schultz - 23:17.1
  5. Travis Rathjen - 24:26.8
  6. Trevor Ingstrup - 27:42.3
  7. Collin Smith - 31:16.9

Male 30-39

  1. Devin Fisher - 19:29.7
  2. Jason Skaggs - 19:49.2
  3. Chris Lamport - 21:05.4
  4. David Mason - 22:06.9
  5. David Murray - 22:14.3
  6. Tommy Corley - 22:42.1
  7. David Helvey - 22:52.5
  8. Jeff Ripperda - 23:22.7
  9. Collin Lyenda - 23:25.6
  10. Michael Smith - 23:28.1
  11. Lucas Olson - 23:33.4
  12. Grady Misselhorn - 24:07.8
  13. Matt Duffy - 30:15.1
  14. James Wells - 30:37.2
  15. Jared Rosa - 33:08.8
  16. Terrin Thies - 34:13.8
  17. Michael Chipman - 35:24.2
  18. Phillip Bird - 36:27.9
  19. Rick Pierson - 38:35.5

Male 40-49

  1. Tom Harmon - 22:52.2
  2. Jason Valerius - 23:56.0
  3. Matt Germann - 25:45.8
  4. Nathan Chapman - 26:09.0
  5. Jim Cooper - 28:00.0
  6. Rick Johnson - 28:18.1
  7. Danny Bloodworth - 29:12.2

Male 50-59

  1. Mark Smith - 21:16.6
  2. David Gibson - 21:45.3
  3. Jim Craft - 23:33.9
  4. Glenn Schubert - 27:23.7
  5. James Falker - 28:10.1
  6. Mark Pierson - 29:48.5
  7. Mike Selle - 30:49.8
  8. Mike Koberstein - 31:49.7
  9. Mike Bost - 33:50.0

Male 60-69

  1. Michael Ahrens - 23:02.1
  2. David Bond - 24:28.1
  3. Lynn Oster - 25:46.1
  4. Collin Lyerla - 50:19.3

Male 70 & Over

  1. James Kirby - 25:01.9
  2. Charles Stinson - 33:10.3

5K Walk

Female 29 & Under

  1. Katelynn Roznowski - 45:55.6
  2. Angela Keener - 48:22.8
  3. Christin Ellis - 54:00.2
  4. Holly Carrillo - 54:18.3
  5. Melissa Karr - 54:18.7
  6. Sydney Sellers - 54:32.4
  7. Molly Ford - 55:39.9
  8. Kendra Ford - 55:50.2

Female 30-39

  1. Jennifer Bunton - 45:55.2
  2. Lindsey Kleinschmidt - 47:38.1
  3. Lauren Clough - 48:20.7

Female 40-49

  1. Gina Baird - 42:25.3
  2. Sheila Loyd - 48:58.3
  3. Stacey Harmon - 50:42.7
  4. Leann Hertter - 51:39.1
  5. Sherry Ellis - 53:59.3
  6. Julie Sellers - 54:31.5

Female 50-59

  1. Jane Mansfield - 46:28.1
  2. Janel Ford - 52:40.5
  3. Lisa Kirby - 54:28.6
  4. Shari Biggs - 54:29.0
  5. Lisa Stearns - 55:55.9

Female 60-69

  1. Maggie Mohrman - 39:21.7

Female 70 & Over

  1. Linda Hagler - 46:40.4
  2. Sharon White - 50:43.1

Male 29 & Under

  1. Trent Ford - 52:40.2
  2. Thomas Meismer - 55:40.2

Male 50-59

  1. Ricky Barringer - 53:56.6
  2. Rick Ford - 55:50.5

Male 60-69

  1. Dennis Rathjen - 47:51.2

Male 70 & Over

  1. Harold Korando - 51:39.9

Miss Apple Festival Scholarship Pageant - 2015

Sponsored by: Wright Do-It Center (Scholarship), The Southern Illinoisan. and TJ's Fine Jewelry

  • Queen - McKena Miller

  • First Runner-up - Kerry Flannigan

  • Second Runner-up - Loren McLaughlin


Prince & Princess Contest - 2015

Sponsored by: The First Bank & Trust Co. of Murphysboro

  • Prince - Cooper Attig

  • 1st Runner-up - Conner Reichert
     

  • Princess - Madison Voss

  • 1st Runner-up - Josie Stapleton


Drums at Appletime - 2015

Sponsored by: Republic Services, Inc., The Southern Illinoisan, WPSD Channel 6

Class A

  1. Pinckneyville High School
  2. Sparta High School
  3. Johnston City High School
  4. Anna-Jonesboro Community High School

    Drum Major: Johnston City
    Percussion: Johnston City
    Auxiliary: Pinckneyville
    Music Performance: Pinckneyville
    Visual Performance: Sparta

Class AA

  1. Potosi High School - Potosi, MO
  2. Carterville HIgh School

    Drum Major: Potosi
    Percussion: Potosi
    Auxiliary: Potosi
    Music Performance: Potosi
    Visual Performance: Potosi

Class AAA

  1. Waterloo HIgh School
  2. Cape Central High School - Cape Girardeau, MO
  3. Marion High School
  4. Carbondale HIgh School
  5. Mascoutah High School

    Drum Major: Waterloo
    Percussion: Marion
    Auxiliary: Carbondale
    Music Performance: Waterloo
    Visual Performance: Waterloo

Tony Stevens Soloist Award (Regardless of Class)

  • Trombone Solo - Waterloo HIgh School

Drums at Appletime Overall Champion (Regardless of Class)

  • Waterloo High School

Marion Nash Grand Champion Award (Parade & Field Show)

  • Waterloo High School
     


Fiddle and Banjo Contest - 2015

Open Fiddle

  • 1st: Jennifer Wisehart - Whittington, IL

  • 2nd: John Simmons - Egypt Mills, MO

  • 3rd: Quintin Huck - St. Genevieve, MO

Junior Fiddle

  • 1st: Beth Davis - Carbondale, IL

  • 2nd: Josh Cheng - Carbondale, IL

  • 3rd: Lorenzo Riley - Carbondale, IL

Open Banjo

  • 1st: Fred Wilfert - Leopold, MO

  • 2nd: Jim Herzig - Woodlawn, IL

  • 3rd: Isaiah Deiters - Marion, IL

Grand Champion

  • Jennifer Wisehart - Whittington, IL


Appletime Show & Shine - 2015

Sponsored by: Regions Bank, The Southern Illinoisan, and KGMO

Mayor's Choice
Chrissy Stearns - 1966 Ford Mustang

Apple Festival Queen's Choice
Evan Willis - 1930 Model A

Murphysboro Police Chief's Choice
Don Ellis - 1969 Chevy Chevelle

Murphysboro Fire Chief's Choice
David Justice - 1969 Chevy Camaro Z28

Jackson County Sheriff's Choice
Chuck & Sutton Decker - 1955 Chevy Nomad

Sponsor's Choice
Devin Willis - 1979 Pontiac Trans Am

People's Choice
Don Ellis - 1969 Chevy Chevelle
 


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