Back to School Photo Contest winners
The Mountaineer asked its readers to send in their best first day of school pictures.
First place, with 131 votes, went to Izzy Henson, 6, of Waynesville. Henson is a first grader at Junaluska Elementary School.
Second place, with 115 votes, went to Abi Francis, a fourth grader at Jonathan Valley Elementary School.
And third place, with 87 votes, went to Harley-Anne Fullbright, 6, a first grader at Riverbend Elementary School.
First place is Kennedy Monday, a fifth grader at Junaluska Elementary School.
Second place is Emiley Trogdon, 12, of Waynesville Middle; Alley Trogdon, 10, of Hazelwood Elementary; and Stevie Trogdon, 6, of Hazelwood Elementary.
And third place are twins McGuire and McClain Rogers, 6, who are kindergarteners at Junaluska Elementary School.