It’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for…time to announce the winners of our 2017 Quest for Quarter-Sized Quaver Contest!
At the end of the spring semester, we asked you, our Qmunity of teachers and students, to take Quarter-Sized Quaver, and his friends Gwenda and Austin Otto, along on your summer adventures and share your pictures with us on social media. We had an incredible amount of participation! It was so exciting to follow along with Quaver, Gwenda, and Austin Otto’s adventures, to visit art museums in Madrid, to the musical Hamilton in Chicago, to baseball games, on fun road trips, and so much more!
With so many amazing entries, it was hard to narrow it down to just a couple of winners! The competition was tough but ultimately, we are excited to announce that Quaver will be visiting TWO schools this year!
Let’s take a look at the big winners:
Berry College Elementary & Middle School
Winner for Most Musical Adventure: Kay Chandler Bratton
Ms. Kay brought Quarter-Sized Quaver and friends along on the Pacific Crest Drum Corps’ national summer tour! We felt like we were along for the ride as she shared photos of the many fun stops they made including New Orleans, Disneyland, Indianapolis, and more, all while performing each night!
Coldwater Elementary School
Winner for Most Diverse: Denise Petersen
Students from Coldwater Elementary School had quite the eventful summer! Quaver and friends visited the Ben and Jerry’s factory in Vermont, the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, and even mined for gold– just to name a few of their adventures! We loved following along with their trips thanks to their fearless leader Ms. Petersen!
But that’s not all! We had so many great posts, that we’re also going to visit FOUR more schools by video call, as a thank you for their wonderful participation!
Quaver will be video chatting with:
Industrial Elementary East
Quarter-Sized Quaver rode a total of 2,387 miles on a motorcycle road trip this summer with Mrs. Cummings! He explored the Texas Hill Country, rode through the Texarkana where Scott Joplin was born, crossed south Arkansas, and even rode in the Mississippi Delta where the Blues began!
Music teacher Ms. Krill brought Quarter-Sized Quaver along on an exciting adventure through Spain where they explored art museums, beautiful cathedrals, and more!
Divine Child Elementary
Quarter-Sized Quaver tagged along on all sorts of fun trips with Ms. Shefferly this summer! She even made sure that Quaver did NOT throw away his shot to see the musical Hamilton in Chicago!
The students of Dillsburg Elementary had an adventurous summer with Quarter-Sized Quaver and friends right in their home state! From Hershey Park to Girl Scout camp, we loved getting to tour the great state of Pennsylvania through the many photos we received from Ms. Silbaugh!
Congrats to all of our winners, and thank you to everyone that participated!
We’ll be contacting the music teacher at each winning school to set up your school visit or video call with Quaver. You can check out Quaver’s summer adventures in our Facebook album, “A Quest for Quarter-Sized Quaver!“
Stay tuned for our next contest! We wish you a Boom-Chicka-Awesome start to the new school year!
Which #QuarterSizedQuaver submission was your favorite?