2017 Southington Apple Harvest Festival Contest Winners

Congratulations to all of our winners this year.


Apple Pie Baking Contest

  • 1st Place: Nancy Belanger
  • 2nd Place: Holli Laone
  • 3rd Place: Joe Minoski

Granny Apple

  • Our 2017 “Granny Apple” is: Mary Sheehan
  • The winning essay written by: Riley

Parade Awards


  • Church Group Float – Faith Living Church
  • Civic Group Float – Polish Falcons
  • School Group Float – Thalberg
  • Youth Group Float – Cyber Knights
  • Chairman Theme – Derynoski
  • High School Band – HillHouse High School
  • Drum Corp – CT Alumni Senior Drum Corp
  • Middle School Marching Band – DePaolo

Apple Pie Eating Contest


Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017

Ages 7-11

  • 1st Place: Daniela Lopez
  • 2nd Place: Addison Fraga

Ages 12-17

  • 1st Place: Jake Gorham
  • 2nd Place: Kristen Gorham
  • 3rd Place: Maggie Alcutt

Ages 18+

  • 1st Place: Preston Testa
  • 2nd Place: Sean Antley
  • 3rd Place: Taahir Harris

Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017

Ages 7-11

  • 1st Place: Elijah Stein
  • 2nd Place: Colin Martin
  • 3rd Place: Edwin Castillo

Ages 12-17

  • 1st Place: Melody Rivera
  • 2nd Place: Connor Farquhar
  • 3rd Place: MaggieAlcutt

Ages 18+

  • 1st Place: Michael Kryzanski
  • 2nd Place: Erik Kryzanski
  • 3rd Place: David Waldren

Apple Fritter Eating Contest


Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017

Ages 7-11

  • 1st Place: Jarod Hoadley
  • 2nd Place: James Percival
  • 3rd Place: Collin Martin

Ages 12-17

  • 1st Place: Lilly Percival
  • 2nd Place: Quincy Dougherty
  • 3rd Place: Evan Gilbert

Ages 18+

  • 1st Place: Steve Miller
  • 2nd Place: Nick Gilbert
  • 3rd Place: John Kowalczyk

Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017

Ages 7-11

  • 1st Place: Daria Kryzanski
  • 2nd Place: Reagan Donahue
  • 3rd Place: Tyler Brown

Ages 12-17

  • 1st Place: Matt Jacobson
  • 2nd Place: Noah Pierce
  • 3rd Place: Thomas Swiderski

Ages 18+

  • 1st Place: Matteo Gaudio
  • 2nd Place: Ethan Pandolfi
  • 3rd Place: Andrew Chavez