17th Annual Scotch Brand Most Gifted Wrapper Contest Friday, December 6, 2103 NYC Bryant Park - Celsius Melinda Cantor takes 2nd place
The Eight Contestants were challenged to wrap odd shapes and large items:
Round 1: (all eight contestants) toy castle and a boxed gift
Round 2: (four contestants)children's go-kart
Round 3: (Final 2 contestants) full-size paddleboat with a canopy
The contestants were judged on two criteria:
appearance of the wrapped gifts and the technique used to wrap the gifts.
Left to right: Mia Canada Atlanta, GA. of That’s a Wrap!, Melinda Cantor Deer Park, NY of Only You, Diane Henkler Lansdale, PA., Julia Rose North Richland, TX, Patricia Zapata Kingwood TX, Esther Thiel Chesterfield, MO, Lisa Huff Kroll Monrovia, CA, Vickie Ransbottom Dallas, GA
6:00 am Pre Contest interview with
Ch11 WPIX's Dan Mannarino and Marysol Castro
Pre Contest Interviews with Alex Denis of WLNY TV55 and CH 2
Right before the contest began, 8:15 am, Mia and Melinda were challenged by Alex to wrap a tennis racket in 2 minutes
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