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942871_1181266968553084_6285014905640754640_n 12670765_1181267011886413_9061349551833615131_n 12938227_1181267088553072_2199677918613000889_n 12961479_1181267035219744_8879499970271435637_n 12963422_1181267118553069_2944517151228864982_n 12987207_1181266991886415_9053122170096206655_n Students from Magee High School Designed, painted, and submitted shoes in hope of being selected as a top 50 finalist so the world can vote on the shoe that is best.

Shoes have been submitted. The next time line is  April 11-15th, when the top 50 will be announced. If chosen the world then will get the opportunity to vote during April 27th and May 11th.  The final  event and announcing 0f winners will be the second week of June, 2016.

These students did an excellent job on designing and painting the shoes. Hopefully we will have a winner.

12993505_1181267061886408_4326540444553391042_nVans Custom Culture was created to inspire and empower high school students to embrace their creativity through art and design and to bring attention to diminishing arts education budgets. Vans believes everyone should be empowered to express themselves creatively and should be given the tools to do so.

12961638_1181267045219743_424465577585036136_nCustom Culture is a national high school customization competition using blank Vans shoes to be customized around specific themes. Once your school’s designs are completed, they go through a voting process to narrow down our top 50 entries. Then, it’s up to your school and classmates to garner votes from the public to choose our top 5 that go on to compete in our final event. Schools in the top 5 are flown out to celebrate their artwork a12986988_1181267141886400_4045504718194124467_nnd have noted judges votes on the grand prize winning submission, worth $50,000!

Students who participated in the project were:  DaVicious Green, LaRhonda McGee, Dylan McClellan, Makayla Cook, and Xavier Henry, and Art Instructor Kathy Gibson.

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