Kassandra Castañeda, a fourth-grader at Frank Guzick Elementary School in Dallas, is this year’s Best of Show winner in Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s (DART) 2016 Student Art Contest.
Castañeda’s winning artwork themed “DART to discovery” will be recognized as the best of more than 2,200 entries at a Thursday, April 28, ceremony to be held at the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) at 6 p.m. The artwork will be displayed on the side of a DART bus traveling across the agency’s 13-city service area through September. Castañeda took home a $1,000 cash prize for winning the contest
The Dallas ISD’s student’s winning entry along with various grade-level first, second, third place and honorable mention winners can be seen at DART.org/artcontest and on display at the DMA from Tuesday, April 12, through Sunday, May 1.
North Texas students from kindergarten through 12th grade participated in this year’s contest held annually to help promote the use of public transportation sponsored by DART and partners Dallas Contemporary, Half Price Books, Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Dallas Zoo, DMA, NBC-5, Telemundo-39, the Dallas Morning News and Aldia.