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Take a Peep at the Winners – 2nd Annual Peep Contest

By Jody Record, Campus Journal Editor
April 27, 2011

Richard Simmons' Peeps Disco Sweat by Michael Houle took top prize in the individual category in the 2nd annual Peep Yourself to Health contest.

Health Services’ 2nd Annual Peep Contest challenged contestants to creatively show how they manage their stress. As with last year’s inaugural event, the catch was they had to use marshmallow Peeps to do it.

For this second contest, individuals and groups submitted 18 dioramas depicting Peeps doing everything from dancing to sunning to swimming to listening to music, all in an effort to reduce stress and stay healthy.

“Swimming with My Peeps" by Kimberly Deane. Third place individual winner.

The individual winners include:

1st place: “Richard Simmon’s Peeps Disco Sweat” by Michael Houle
2nd place “Soaking in the Vitamin D” by Judy Quist
3rd place: “Swimming with My Peeps” by Kimberly Deane

“Friends Believe Friends" by SHARPP. Third place group winner.

Winners in the group category include:

1st place: “Peeping to Music” by Chole Garrage and Girellis Centeno
2nd place: “Home Peep Home” by Sarah Bourque, Kristen Patterson, Nicole Doyle-Tedford,   Chelsea Wood, and Mellissa Gregory
3rd place: “Friends Believe Friends" by SHARPP (Sexual Harassment and Rape Prevention Program)

Prizes were awarded for both categories. The individual grand prize was a $150 Amazon.com card; the 1st runner-up received a $75 Amazon.com card and the 2nd runner-up, a $50 Amazon.com card. The group entry grand prize was a gift certificate for an ice cream party at The Dairy Bar; 1st runner-ups received a group event at the indoor climbing wall in New Hampshire Hall; 2nd runner-ups got a gift certificate for a pizza party at Durham House of Pizza. 

"Home Peep Home" took 2nd place in the group category. It shows Peeps playing ball, listening to music, sunbathing and taking pictures.
"Peeping to Music" created by Chole Garrage and GirellisCenteno. First place group winner.
Soaking in the Vitamin D by Judy Quist, 2nd place winner for individual entry.
Chilling on the lawn at Thompson Hall.

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