Check out the 2021 holiday cookie-decorating contest winners!

Quad-Cities Campus Student Life hosted the 2021 BHC Bake the Season Bright Cookie-Decorating Contest. Thanks to the 17 students who took the time to painstakingly decorate holiday cookies!

Participants could use cookies from a cookie-decorating kit provided by Student Life or could use their own cookies.

First, second and third place prizes were awarded in three categories – Cookie-decorating kit, home-baked and batch of cheer (3 or more cookies) – plus Best in Show and a fan favorite.

  • 1st – $100 Amazon gift card
  • 2nd – $50 Target gift card
  • 3rd – $25 gas gift card

Here are the winners and the participants. See all of the entries on Facebook.

Best in Show:

  • Kasey Rumler – Oh deer!
iced holiday cookies on try
Kasey Rumler – Oh deer!

Cookie-decorating kit:

  • 1st – Eh Paw – Tree of wishes!
  • 2nd – Madison Bonertz – Sandy the Snowman
  • 3rd – Jasmine Vega – Soulmate Outfits
decorated Christmas tree cookie on plate
Eh Paw – Tree of wishes!


  • 1st – Hannah Malmstrom – Chewbacca
  • 2nd – Ashton Woulf – Home for the holidays
  • 3rd – Erica Smith – O Christmas Tree
Chewbacca cookie
Hannah Malmstrom – Chewbacca

Batch of cheer (3 or more cookies):

  • 1st – Alexis Mulvehill – Merry Grinchmas
  • 2nd – Madalynn Brummit – Winter Fun
  • 3rd – Kristina Smith – Oh Christmas Tree
decorated cookies that look like the Grinch
Alexis Mulvehill – Merry Grinchmas

Fan favorite – Received the most votes on Facebook:

  • Madalynn Brummit – Winter Fun
snowman, Christmas tree and pond iced cookies
Madalynn Brummit – Winter Fun


  • Kayla Freebern
  • Emily Gamble
  • Arissa Lopez
  • Aftyn Morris
  • Adysson Scott
  • Jaylen Underwood
  • Rachel Worley