Winter FunFest names sculpture winners

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell and the Westford Winter FunFest Committee have announced the winners of the third annual Westford Winter FunFest snow sculpture contest. In the end, there were two ties, with each first place winner/group receiving $50. In the adult division, first place went to Brad Mills for his tribute to the Chinese New Year, which included a dragon, the Great Wall, and a Chinese building; honorable mention went to Brett Anderson for his illuminated ice sculpture, which featured lights that changed color. In the children and family division, there was a tie for first place with top prizes going to Adam and Abby Quinlan for their sculpture of a big foot of snow and to Jack and Joey Parradee for their huge dinosaur sculpture. There was also a tie in the group division, with the student advisory group at Stony Brook Middle School and third graders at Abbot Elementary School capturing first place. To view photos of the winning entries, visit and click on the link to the snow sculpture page.