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Macey's Hadlock is Best Bagger

Defeating 26 other competitors from across the nation, Andrew Hadlock, a bagger from Macey's grocery store in Sandy, Utah, claimed the title of National Grocers Association Best Bagger Champion at the NGA Show Tuesday in Las Vegas.


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Contestants were judged by speed of bagging, proper bag-building technique, weight distribution in the bag, as well as style, attitude and appearance.

Hadlock was awarded with the $10,000 grand prize, a "Golden Grocery Bag" trophy, and the Pan-Oston "Best Bagger Golden Lane," a special checkout stand that will be installed in his store.

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Cassandra DeMoura of Stop & Shop in Massachusetts was awarded the second place prize of $5,000, and the third place prize of $1,000 went to  Jennifer "Mackenzie" Malicoat of Cosentino's Price Chopper in Missouri. Fourth and fifth place winners, winning $1,000 each, were Sarah Morris of Giant Eagle in Ohio and Dewayne Blair of Food City in Kentucky, respectively.

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