Updated, Sept. 21
We have our winner!
Thank you to everyone who uploaded a photo and voted for their favorites. After tallying the votes, we have our winner: photo #9 of Connor on his first day in first grade at All Saints Catholic School! Congratulations!
Because Connor's photo got the most comments, he will win a $50 gift card plus a Patch Back to School prize pack complete with a notebook, pens, folders and a hat and T-shirt.
Thanks again to all of the children and their families for particpating in our contest!
[Editor's Note: If your photo made the top 10 list, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.]
Over the past week, you've been submitting photos of your kids as they head back to school for a brand new year and now we're proud to present our 10 finalists from across Fairfield County!
Which photo do you think is the best? Vote for your favorite by entering the number of the photo in the Comments section. The photo with the most comments will win a prize — a $50 gift card plus a Patch Back to School prize pack complete with a notebook, pens, folders and a hat and T-shirt.
Voting ends on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 6 p.m and we'll announce the winner the following day. Click Here for complete Official Rules.
Good luck to all of our finalists!