Rockwell student finishes third in international student art contest

Rockwell Elementary kindergartner Cole Lydston
Rockwell Elementary kindergartner Cole Lydston's imagined spaceship.
— image credit: Courtesy Photo

Cole Lydston, a kindergartener at Norman Rockwell Elementary School in Redmond, finished third in the 5-6 years group in the 2014 Space Foundation International Student Art Contest.

He was one of 25 winners from 7,100 entries representing 54 countries. The theme was "My Spaceship Looks Like…"

Cole will receive a certificate, ribbon, personalized astronaut autograph and prize. The winning artwork will be displayed at the Space Foundation's 30th Space Symposium, to be held May 19-22 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. Winners will be invited to tour the Space Symposium's Boeing Exhibit Center and meet former NASA astronaut Dr. Leroy Chiao, Space Foundation Special advisor in Human Spaceflight.

To view Cole's artwork, and the artwork of all of the winners, visit the 2014 Space Foundation International Student Art Contest Winning Artwork page of the Space Foundation’s website.

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