She made the entry as a student in Tamatha Bogg’s fifth-grade class at BVES during the spring 2011 session.
Her winning “flower pot” was constructed using recycled materials.
Bayou Vista Garden Club sponsored the contest at the local level. Wininger’s first-place gave her the opportunity to compete on a multitude of levels.
Her project earned first place at all levels — Louisiana Garden Club Federation, Deep South Region, and National Garden Clubs.
BVGC President Gloria Roy and BVGC member Janice Verret presented Wininger with her award certificates and a gift of appreciation from BVGC.