Winners of 2022 pumpkin-carving contests announced
The best of this year's gourd-as-artistic-medium entries from Vanderbilt departments and from Vanderbilt Wilson County HospitalOctober 21, 2022
Photos by Emily Cox (main campus) and courtesy Traci Pope (Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital)
After a COVID-imposed hiatus, the Health Plus-sponsored pumpkin carving contest returned to the the VUH Plaza at the Oct. 20 Farmers’ Market.
The entries were on display and market-goers could vote on the winners in the categories Best Carved, Best Decorated and Best Overall.
“Each were fantastic displays of creativity,” said Emily Cox, senior health educator at Health Plus who oversaw the contest. “We appreciate the effort put forth by all and your support in making the return of the Pumpkin Carving Contest a success.”
Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital also had a pumpkin carving contest, and winners of that competition are also below.
Best Carved: Neurology
Best Decorated: VUH Dialysis and Apheresis
Best Overall, VUMC: Ob-Gyn
Best Overall, VU: Blair School of Music
Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital winners:
First place: Finance / Registration
Second place: Case Management
Third place: Women’s Services
Bonus: Chili Cookoff winners