Dordt College News

Edible Book Contest winners announced

April 18, 2014

During National Library Week, the John and Louise Hulst Library at Dordt College, in participation with the Sioux Center Public Library, held the popular Edible Book Contest on Friday, April 18.

The contest was open to all amateur bakers, cooks, and decorators, and their entries had to refer to a scene or a character from a book, look like a book, or have something to do with books. The winners were announced at the conclusion of the contest.

People’s First Choice: The Hobbit by Cheryl DeHaan
People’s Second Choice: Rainbow Fish (in cupcakes) by Hannah and Rianne Van Wingerden
Judge’s First Choice: Alice’s Tea Party by Sonya Nyhof, Megan Slager, and Kim Vander Geissen
Judge’s Second Choice: Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Christy Gallagher
Best Tasting First Place: Songbook with Songs from Germany by Katja Gjendem and Rikki Heldt
Best Tasting Second Place: Noah’s Ark by May Jo Lee

Photos from this year’s event can be found at

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