Harbor City Elementary’s Veronica Baade Honored as Crayola National School Competition Finalist
By Brevard Public Schools // June 12, 2017
'Her work had stunning visual appeal'
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Harbor City Elementary School fourth grader, Veronica Baade’s award winning artwork will be permanently curated at the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, D.C.
Baade was selected as a finalist in the 2016-2017 Crayola National School Competition, “Empowering Students Through Creative Leadership Art Exhibition.”
Her artwork, “A Brave, Confident and Peaceful Leader,” showed a true connection to the theme: “What are leaders’ stories?” “Her work had stunning visual appeal, presented age-appropriate critical thinking and responded to the theme with originality,” the judges wrote.
Crayola will professionally frame the artwork and have it delivered to the U.S. Department of Education for the collection.
In addition, Baade will receive a customized plaque with a replica of her inspiring artwork, commemorating this achievement.
To honor the artist, Baade, and her art teacher, Kimberly Chauncy, both will receive a selection of Crayola products.
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