St. Gregory’s kindergarten class wins second in county tree trimming contest

Lackawanna County Trolley Museum and Facilities Manager Wayne Hiller, left, presents a plaque and prize to Cathy Mineo, of All Saints Academy. The school finished in first place in the Lackawanna County Electric City Trolley Museums Trim A Tree Challenge. - Submitted photos
St. Gregory’s kindergarten teacher Chris Arcangelo, left, accepts a plaque and prize on behalf of her class from Lackawanna Countys Trolley Museum and Facilities Manager Wayne Hiller. St. Gregory’s kindergarten finished second in the county’s tree trimming contest. - Submitted photos
Lackawanna County Trolley Museum and Facilities Manager Wayne Hiller, left, presents a plaque and prize to Erin Paciotti, of St. Marys of Mount Carmel for the schools third place finish in the Electric City Trolley Museums Trim A Tree Challenge. - Submitted photos
Riverside Elementary East won Honorable Mention in the Lackawanna County Electric City Trolley Station and Museums Trim A Tree Challenge. From left, are Lackawanna County Trolley Museum and Facilities Manager Wayne Hiller and Courtney Moniak, from Riverside. - - Submitted photos

SCRANTON — The Lackawanna County Electric City Trolley Museum recently held a Trim A Tree Challenge, sponsored by the Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department. Students from area school districts were involved in the decorating competition.

The Christmas trees were displayed over the holidays at the museum, where visitors judged and voted for their favorites.

All Saints Academy took first place in the competition, with St. Gregory’s kindergarten finishing second, St. Mary’s of Mount Carmel coming in third and Riverside Elementary East earning Honorable Mention.

Lackawanna County Trolley Museum and Facilities Manager Wayne Hiller, left, presents a plaque and prize to Cathy Mineo, of All Saints Academy. The school finished in first place in the Lackawanna County Electric City Trolley Museums Trim A Tree Challenge.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/web1_ABJ-Tree-Winners-1st.jpgLackawanna County Trolley Museum and Facilities Manager Wayne Hiller, left, presents a plaque and prize to Cathy Mineo, of All Saints Academy. The school finished in first place in the Lackawanna County Electric City Trolley Museums Trim A Tree Challenge. Submitted photos

St. Gregory’s kindergarten teacher Chris Arcangelo, left, accepts a plaque and prize on behalf of her class from Lackawanna Countys Trolley Museum and Facilities Manager Wayne Hiller. St. Gregory’s kindergarten finished second in the county’s tree trimming contest.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/web1_ABJ-Tree-Winners-2nd.jpgSt. Gregory’s kindergarten teacher Chris Arcangelo, left, accepts a plaque and prize on behalf of her class from Lackawanna Countys Trolley Museum and Facilities Manager Wayne Hiller. St. Gregory’s kindergarten finished second in the county’s tree trimming contest. Submitted photos

Lackawanna County Trolley Museum and Facilities Manager Wayne Hiller, left, presents a plaque and prize to Erin Paciotti, of St. Marys of Mount Carmel for the schools third place finish in the Electric City Trolley Museums Trim A Tree Challenge.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/web1_ABJ-Tree-Winners-3rd.jpgLackawanna County Trolley Museum and Facilities Manager Wayne Hiller, left, presents a plaque and prize to Erin Paciotti, of St. Marys of Mount Carmel for the schools third place finish in the Electric City Trolley Museums Trim A Tree Challenge. Submitted photos

Riverside Elementary East won Honorable Mention in the Lackawanna County Electric City Trolley Station and Museums Trim A Tree Challenge. From left, are Lackawanna County Trolley Museum and Facilities Manager Wayne Hiller and Courtney Moniak, from Riverside.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/web1_ABJ-Tree-Winners-HR.jpgRiverside Elementary East won Honorable Mention in the Lackawanna County Electric City Trolley Station and Museums Trim A Tree Challenge. From left, are Lackawanna County Trolley Museum and Facilities Manager Wayne Hiller and Courtney Moniak, from Riverside. Submitted photos