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2019 Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of our Coast Day contests!

Fifth-Grade Essay Contest

First Place — Gavin Schwarzlose, Southern Delaware School of the Arts in Selbyville, for “Oyster Restoration Project”
Second Place — Cameron Bunting, East Millsboro Elementary, for “A Ripple in Time”
Third Place — Maggie Bare, Southern Delaware School of the Arts in Selbyville, for “James Farm: A Local Paradise”
Honorable Mentions:
Cooper Forcucci, Rehoboth Elementary School, for his essay on Cape Henlopen State Park
Stella Carmen, Southern Delaware School of the Arts in Selbyville, for “Beautiful Broadkill Beach”
Gabriel Kittell, Southern Delaware School of the Arts in Selbyville, for his essay on Bethany Beach

Instagram Photo Contest

Winner — Marta Nammack (@mnammack) for “Whelk Ripples”
Runner-Up — Bradford W. Pires (@bradfordwpires) for “Bridge in the Mirror”
Runner-Up — Matthew Trucks (@theplastichull) for “Cape Henlopen lighthouse sunset”

Crab Cake Cook-Off

First Place — Ray Sheehan for “Ray’s Coastal Crab Cakes”
Second Place — Marty Hayes for “Big Daddy”
Third Place — Leon Fossett for “Smoked Crab Cakes”

All winning recipes will be available in the updated Crab Cake Cook-Off Cookbook.

Bob Kee Clam Chowder Challenge

First Place — Chef Josh Keating, Delaware Park Legends
Second Place — Chef Ray Giangeruso, Chesapeake & Maine
Third Place — Chef Andrew Lopuski, Striper Bites