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Photo feature: Winning Christmas ornaments

Historic Jefferson College administrative assistant Maxine Clay gives a first place certificate to Brookhaven home-educated ninth-grade student Gracie Pope for her Christmas Ornament that she made during an area competition. (Sam Gause / The Natchez Democrat)

Historic Jefferson College administrative assistant Maxine Clay gives a first place certificate to Brookhaven home-educated ninth-grade student Gracie Pope for her Christmas Ornament that she made during an area competition. (Sam Gause / The Natchez Democrat)

 

Ruby Mooney, 5, and her grandmother Diane Hammers look at the second place ornament done by Hammers’ other grandchild Lane Rehms, a sixth-grade student at Adams County Christian School. (Sam Gause / The Natchez Democrat)

Ruby Mooney, 5, and her grandmother Diane Hammers look at the second place ornament done by Hammers’ other grandchild Lane Rehms, a sixth-grade student at Adams County Christian School. (Sam Gause / The Natchez Democrat)

 

Rehms, Mooney, Hammers and Gracie Pope look at the Christmas ornaments that were entered in an ornament competition at Historic Jefferson College. (Sam Gause / The Natchez Democrat)

Rehms, Mooney, Hammers and Gracie Pope look at the Christmas ornaments that were entered in an ornament competition at Historic Jefferson College. (Sam Gause / The Natchez Democrat)