. Fossil Hunt Contest | The Gem Shop, Inc.

The Gem Shop's annual Fossil Hunt Winners!

Congratulations to all of this year's winners! Thank you to our judge, Gary Rosenberg, and the Milwaukee Public Museum for support. 

All winners' fossils will be on display at our retail shop the entire month of October.  

1st Place - Logan Matson

2nd Place - Ella Zomchek

3rd Place - Simone Pauers

Best Fossil by a 1st/2nd Grader - Evan Dunst-Minerath

Best Fossil by a 3rd Grader - Estelle Wagie

Best Fossil by a 4th Grader - Noah Zomchek

Best Fossil by a 5th Grader - North Stordeur

Best Fossil by a 6th Grader - Aiden Lumley

Best Fossil by a 7th/8th Grader - Ethan Curtiss

Best Fossil Shell - Simon Clegg

Best Fossil Coral - Miles Wise

Best Wisconsin Fossil - Nick Macholl

Most Unusual Fossil - Brandon Buchholtz

Fossil Found Furthest from The Gem Shop (Tie!) - Tyler & Caleb Butler

Fossil Found Closest to The Gem Shop - Nova Farago


Again, we'd like to express our appreciation to all the parents for encouraging their children to take part in this contest; which is meant to get young people involved in the world of fossils and minerals. We hope everyone has fun in their searches!

The Gem Shop, Inc.