News Manchester students carve pumpkins for Woodland Altars Jack-O-Nation About Peoples Defender Written by Peoples Defender November 1, 2016 Leave a comment These students creatively represented Manchester Junior and Senior High School by painting and carving pumpkins for Woodland Altars (Southern Ohio’s First Lighted Pumpkin Festival). Students had the option to paint, design, or carve pumpkins. Students painted their pumpkins to look like their favorite cartoon or Disney characters or decorated their pumpkins with a variety of zentangle designs. Other students carved their pumpkins to look like scary monsters, or silhouettes of fairies, cats or various spooky words. Pictured: Front row, from left, Andrea Parker, Autumn Parker, Abby McFarland, Katie Sandlin, Jade Rust, Xena Crummie, Taylor Young, Taylor Morrison, Billie Kinhalt, Jenna McClanahan, Tori Barlow, Kayden Francis and Madison Young; Middle row, from left, Jalyn Thacker, Grace Hackney, Vanessa Francis and Destiny Smith; Back row, from left, Madison Jones, Madison Payne, Mackenzie Leadingham, Ashley Francis, Taylor Hanshaw, Ariann Alexander, Frank Santoriello, Taylor Ogden, Breanna O’Connell, Syliva Jernigan, Melanie Lawerence, Alyssa Grooms, Jacob Calvert, Jasmine Stanfield, Katelynn Swearingen, Gabby Baldwin, Brittany Francis, Sierra Shelton, and Nathaniel Peterson.