The contest was open to 4th through 8th grade students in Detroit. The grand prize winner gets their drawing cturned into a float for America’s Thanksgiving Parade.
Despite a parade with 1 million people on Woodward Avenue, the Parade Company calls this the best day of the year. Because it’s a child’s dream come true.
Jaiden Paynes-Hebron, 10, is a 5th grader at Amelia Earhart Elementary School in Detroit. He entered this year’s skillman foundation float design contest. The challenge was to design “my dream classroom.”
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