[caption id="attachment_1501" align="alignleft" width="432"]<a href="https:\/\/mountainmedianews.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/13\/2013\/10\/SunflowerWinner1.jpg"><img class="size-full wp-image-1501" alt="Townley Hamilton, conservation chair of Lewisburg House and Garden Club congratulates second grader Joe Cochran on his 57\u201d sunflower, all around school winning entry in the Annual Sunflower Contest. She presented him with a book on the Birds of West Virginia\u2019 and a $25 check for his achievement. " src="https:\/\/mountainmedianews.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/13\/2013\/10\/SunflowerWinner1.jpg" width="432" height="365" \/><\/a> Townley Hamilton, conservation chair of Lewisburg House and Garden Club congratulates second grader Joe Cochran on his 57\u201d sunflower, all around school winning entry in the Annual Sunflower Contest. She presented him with a book on the Birds of West Virginia\u2019 and a $25 check for his achievement.[\/caption]\r\n\r\nTownley Hamilton, chair of the Conservation Committee and Sunflower Contest, and her committee of the Lewisburg House and Garden Club met at the Lewisburg Elementary School on Sept. 27, for the annual Sunflower Contest participation by the students from Kindergarden through Fifth Grades.\r\nStudents participating in Ms. Carr\u2019s Fifth Grade Class were Lauren Surbaugh with a 45\u201d sunflower for Class Winner. In Ms. White\u2019s Fifth Grade, Hunter Wamsley entered a 44 1\/2\u201d sunflower for Class Winner; and Justin McCullough was Class Winner in Ms. Foster\u2019s Fifth Grade Class with a 41\u201d sunflower. Zach Taylor was runner-up with a 38\u201d sunflower.\r\nIn the Fourth Grade, Mr. Williams Class, Chris Jackson entered a 54\u201d sunflower for Class winner and Brooke Davis was runner-up with a 49\u201d sunflower, third place was Liana Brooks with a 38\u201d sunflower and fourth place was Kindal Hilton whose sunflower measured 33\u201d.\r\nIn Mrs. Gray\u2019s Third Grade Class the winning entry was a 46\u201d sunflower by Adams Seams; Mrs. Dolan\u2019s Third Grade entries were Class winner Tristan VanBuren with a 29\u201d sunflower, Sam Totten with a 39\u201d sunflower and Christy Casey with a 19\u201d sunflower; Kymberlyn Morgan was Class winner with a 50\u201d sunflower, Runner-up was Gavin Brown with a 48\u201d sunflower followed by Henry Goodwin with a 43\u201d sunflower. Mrs. Miller\u2019s Second Grade Class had Garon Wiseman as Class winner with a 45\u201d sunflower, runner-up was Gavin Pyne with a 44\u201d sunflower, close behind was Keilei Christian with a 43 1\/2\u201d sunflower, Rylee Carver entered a 43\u201d sunflower and Caden Carver\u2019s sunflower measured 37\u201d.\r\nMrs. McCormick\u2019s Second Grade produced the class winner as well as the overall school winner with an immense 57\u201d sunflower and Gracie Morgan was runner-up with a 36\u201d sunflower.\r\nMrs. Ambler\u2019s Second grade had two entries - Lantry McClung was Class winner with a 42\u201d sunflower and Ian Cline was runner-up with a 34\u201d sunflower; The Classroom winner in Mrs. Smith\u2019s 2nd Grade was Lily Dense with a 28\u201d sunflower.