Sulphur High ProStart takes 1st at Gingerbread House Contest

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - The following is a news release from the Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention and Visitor's Bureau:

The annual Gingerbread House Contest winners were announced at noon on Saturday, Dec. 6, at the Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention and Visitors Bureau's Welcome Center.

The contest features awards in different categories, including amateurs and school groups. Southwest Louisiana's goodwill ambassador and mascot, Gumbeaux Gator, was on hand to take pictures with the winners. Maplewood Middle Choir also entertained guests with a holiday performance.

This year, entries highlighted themes such as a Candy Land, A Charlie Brown Christmas, a firehouse, Once Upon A Time's town of Storybrooke and a Cajun house on candy cane piers.

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