(GCA) — Grace Christian Academy third grader En Mei Huang won 1st place and fifth grader Eun Ho Amy Park won 3rd place in the ages 8-11 category of the 2021 Toyota Dream Car contest. They attended the Awards ceremony with limited guests due to Covid-19 restrictions at the Atkins Kroll Toyota showroom in San Jose, Saipan. Both of their entries will enter the Toyota Dream Car world contest.
Huang won several islandwide art contests including 1st place in the 2019 Toyota Dream Car contest when she was in 1st grade. The title of her art work is “New Alternative Energy Car.” She said her car has a machine that can suck virus and dirt then convert them into fuel.
Ho was happy to win in this art contest for the first time with her art work entitled “Helping Car.” She said her car can help deliver food and goods like Covid vaccine to the people who need them.
GCA art teacher Esther Manzano commended both students on their art work. “Keep doing your art work creatively,” she mentioned in her written encouragement comment in the world contest entry sheet for both students.
Since 2004, the Toyota Dream Car Art Contest has been conducted as a part of Toyota Motor Corporation’s social contribution initiatives. Now, more than 80 countries participate in this contest. The contest invites children from all around the world to share ideas about the future of mobility by drawing their dream cars.
The winners of each category will participate in the world contest in which a grand prize winner from each category and two special award winners will be selected. Each winner will receive $5,000 to spend on educational resources and supplementary prizes of $10,000 will also be awarded to their school to spend on educational resources.