The Downey Legend

Steppin’ on the competition

On Thurs., May 8, freshman Giovanni Orozco, one of the semi finalists for the Vans Custom Culture contest, displays his submission,  after Ms. Nikaj entered him and six other students. “Sometimes I wouldn’t finish my work for other classes just to work on the shoes,” freshman Orozco said.

Gabriela Sanchez, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 16, 2014

Downey art students entered the Vans Custom Culture competition, a national high school shoe customization contest, where participants submitted their designs in hopes of their school being chosen as a finalist. Seven students, hand picked by Ms. Nikaj and Ms. Joest, transformed their shoes to fit a...

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