‘A win for Boca Grande!’ proclaims resident after prestigious placement in Sanibel shell contest
March 17, 2022
By Marcy Shortuse
When island resident Sam Hobbs entered one of his shell works of art in the 85th Sanibel Shell Festival in the first weekend of March, he didn’t really think he would walk away a winner. After all, he had never entered a piece before in any contest, much less one as prestigious as the longest-running shell show in the world.
But he did … and he won big.