Lakeridge among top for Vans design contest

These designs, submitted by students at Lakeridge High School, were chosen among the five best from schools participating in a national high-school design competition from shoe company "Vans." (KOIN 6 News)

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. (KOIN) — Lakeridge High School was chosen among the top five high schools in a national competition from shoe company “Vans.”

Lakeridge designs, done by its students, included one that is modeled after Mount Hood. Another pair is designed to look like the dragon boats in the Rose Festival.

Participating students will head to New York City in June. Their shoes will be on display at the Whitney Museum of American Art there.

The winning school gets $50,000 for art programs.

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