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Cool Transit calendar winner signing her artwork

Valley Metro had a special guest at its January 18 board meeting. Harshita Rajesh, a Basis Peoria Primary student, was recognized for her winning artwork in the 13th Annual Valley Metro Cool Transit STUFF 3rd Grade Art Contest. She was joined by her family and teacher who all beamed with pride when she signed her winning artwork, next to Valley Metro Board Chair Councilwoman Suzanne Klapp and Valley Metro Rail Board Chair Councilmember Chris Glover.

Cool Transit Contest Winning Art
Her art includes a drawing of a Valley Metro bus taking riders to the zoo with the message “Share Fun. Save Earth.” Harshita’s art is featured on the cover of the 2018 Valley Metro Transit Education calendar. Click here to view the 2018 calendar and list of winners.

 

Third grade students across the Valley were asked to design artwork showcasing this year’s contest theme, Valley Metro Connecting People to Places. The contest is part of a program that educates youth about safely riding public transportation. Nearly six hundred students entered.