Student's painted cow a potential winner

Gustavo Ramirez has aspirations of someday opening his own tattoo parlor. The soft-spoken sophomore at Overbrook High School never expected his first client to be a life-size fiberglass cow. Ramirez is one of nine finalists - and the only one from New Jersey - selected by a panel of judges from 9,200 entrants

nationwide in the seventh annual Lucerne Art of Dairy Contest, an art competition sponsored by Safeway Inc. His cow represents how creativity leads to inventions. The brain is an ice cream cone that fuels the dairy machine. Milk cartons, cheese wheels and gears all work together to create quality "American made" products. Public Voting Begins April 16, 2012.

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Last modified on 09/24/2018

Published in Neighbors
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