Ralph Askins Elementary School students recently participated in a pumpkin book character contest at the school. Winners were selected in each grade, according to Librarian Karrie Pittenger.

The students were asked to decorate their pumpkins to look like a book character for the contest.

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Winners in the Pre-K division, from left, are Lynnix Slayton 2nd place, Malaki Covey 1st place, Hank Henderson 3rd place and Jaxon Dennison honorable mention.

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Winners in the kindergarten division, from left, are Weston Cain 2nd place, Michael Wilmath honorable mention, McKynlee Denham 3rd place and Piper Stewart 1st place.

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Winners in the first-grade division, from left, are Raegan Cole 1st place, Luci Smith 2nd place, Ma’Layah Anderson 3rd place and Hunter Coleman honorable mention.

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Winners in the second-grade division, from left, are Everly Holloway 2nd place, Braelyn Young 1st place, Lucas Baker 3rd place and Johan Mejia Flores honorable mention.

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Winners in the third-grade division, from left, are Ellasyn Slayton 1st place, Khylin Corbett 2nd place, Dexter Clarke 3rd place and Jack Pitcock honorable mention.

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Winners in the fourth-place division, from left, are Nathan Cowart 1st place (not pictured), Ryker Adams 2nd place, Hannah Caldwell 3rd place and Layton Posey honorable mention.