The school faced four other teams from around the country in the final round, and judges chose the top winner. The grand prize winner was announced
RRHS will receive
Earlier this year, students were given four white canvas Vans and asked to design each one with a different theme -- art, music, action sports and local flavor. Judges narrowed the pool from 2,000 entrants to 50 semifinalists, 10 from each of five regions. The winner from each region was chosen by Internet votes and became a finalist.
This year's competition was tough, according to Lutz, and judges told the team it had won by one point. Lutz called the experience "amazing" but said this will be his last year doing the contest.
"It's not gonna get any better than what we just pulled off," he said. "They were great artists, and they got along. I've had a good run and I've reached the top."
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