Students once again showed off their best original LEGO creations at the 3rd Annual Village School LEGO Contest. Family and friends came out to celebrate the winners, view the gallery of creations and enjoy refreshments on Fri., June 7, from 6-8 p.m. for an opening reception at the North Bennington Train Depot. 

Thank you to Jody Schade for organizing the 2019 Lego Contest, to Friends of the Village School for sponsoring the contest and hosting the reception, and to the 2019 judges: Andy Schlatter, Associate Vice President of Facilities Management and Planning at Bennington College; Wade Simpson, Acquisitions Coordinator at Crossett Library at Bennington College; and Neil Havlak, Project Engineer at Kaman Composites Vermont.

2019 Lego Competition Winners:

Best in Show – Chain Reaction by Sawyer Crosier
Best Architectural Design – The Mobile Summer Camp by Addie and Thea Newbold
Best Diorama – Stop Motion by Enzo Beach

Team Category:
1st – The Mobile Summer Camp by Addie and Thea Newbold
2nd – Exotic Zoo by Dayanna Thomayer and Wren McRae
3rd – Bennington by Darrin, Sawyer and Zachary Smith

1st – Stop Motion by Enzo Beach
2nd – Florida Hotel for People and their Animals by Lauren Hudson

Grades K-2:
1st – Church of the Hanging Cross by Zachary Smith
2nd – Cyborg Construction Site by Lacin Seyben
3rd – Capt. America’s Secret Hide-out by Isaac Maher

Grades 3-4:
1st – Ninjago Doomsday Part #2: A Brutal Ending by Sawyer Smith
2nd – North Bennington School for Girls by Vitalia Olson
3rd – Empire State Building: In Progress by Charlie Steadman

Grades 5-6:
1st – Chain Reaction by Sawyer Crosier
2nd – The Windmill Attack! by Andrew Maher
3rd – King of the Ramps by Tyler Schade