Float designed by 8th grader to appear in America's Thanksgiving Parade
A 13-year old Detroit girl will see her drawing come to life in this year's America's Thanksgiving Parade.
Robin Ryce, who is an eighth-grader at Warrendale Charter Academy, won this year's Skillman Foundation Float Design Contest.
Her drawing has been crafted into a float and will premiere in this year's parade on November 22nd through downtown Detroit.
The runner up was "Art Park" by Naomi Cook: 7th Grade, Henry Ford Academy: School for Creative Studies.
Honorable Mention Winners
1. "Candy Factory" by Andrea Hinojosa: 6th Grade, Clippert Academy
2. "Bakery" by Christina Cervantez: 7th Grade,Clippert Academy
3. "Zoo" by Eduardo Rojas: 4th Grade, Harms Elementary
4. "Nature's Way" by Salena Johnson: 6th Grade, Henry Ford Academy: School for Creative Studies
5. "Zoo Town" by Lacey Hamilton: 6th Grade, Bates Academy
--The Big Head Corps
America's Thanksgiving Parade starts at Woodward Avenue and Mack at about 9:20 a.m. Thanksgiving morning. It ends at Woodward Avenue and Congress.
WDIV Local 4 broadcasts the parade live every year.