Chili Cookoff raises $3,500 for Peabody

The team from Textbook Chili took home People's Choice honors.

The Peabody Elementary Chili Cookoff turned up the fundraising heat Feb. 9, pulling in $3,500 for the school this year, with and $2,300 of that total from the chili cookoff and $1,200 from the silent auction.

That beats last year’s take of $1,500 from the cookoff.

Here were the winners:

Classroom Competition: 1st Grade Rocks, Ms. Katz’s class

Best Veggie Chili: Pre-K Chili Stop, Ms. Gunn’s Class

Best Hot Chili: Chilisburg Address, Ms. Malland’s Class

People’s Choice: Textbook Chili

Judge’s Choice: Jason Whitworth

Author: LampLighter

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