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Thompson’s Draw the Future competition champions named


For over three decades, the Thompson Organization has been igniting the imaginations of local young visionaries through its Draw the Future Contest.

Bursting with creativity and boundless dreams, students in kindergarten through sixth-grade from across Bucks and Montgomery counties were invited to dream up the next-generation Toyota, Lexus, or BMW – and the results were nothing short of breathtaking, the Thompson Organization said.

Over 1,600 entries poured in from 48 local schools this year, making it the most popular year since the competition’s inception in 1991. A first-, second-, and third-place prize winner was selected for each grade, narrowing down the competition to 21 winners.

On Thursday, April 18, those creative winners attended the award ceremony at Thompson Toyota in Doylestown to claim their prize.

Grand Prize winner Mathilda Nicholson, a fifth-grader in Central Bucks School District, had her visionary artwork displayed on a local billboard on Durham Road (Route 413) in Newtown until May 30. She drew a creative hybrid, combining the majesty of a mythological Pegasus and the reliability of a Toyota.

The third-place winners are: Kindergarten, Cullen D., “Trash Collector”; first grade, Bill K. “The Fiyr Car”; second grade, Riaan S., “Titan Thrust”; third grade, Stephen P., “Blue Rover”; fourth grade, Patrick R., “Toyota into Space”; fifth grade, Jacob B., “Speeding Sun” sixth grade, Xavier D., “Ham L-24.”

The second-place winners are: kindergarten, Charlotte S., “Perfect”; first grade, Emily A., “Traffic Buster”; second grade, Dwij L., “Thunder”; third grade, Lola S., “Hover Color 3000”; fourth grade, Harper M., “Space Soarer”;fifth grade, Kiara S., “Magic Fantasy”; sixth grade, Giselle I., “Car of Time.”

The first-place winners are: kindergarten, Vinny A., “The Super Car”; first grade, Teagan K., “Music Mobile”; second grade, Derek L., “Detective”; third grade, Dylan A., “Lexus Flyer”; fourth grade, McKayla L., “Going Home”; fifth grade. Mathilda N., “Pega-Car”; sixth grade, Nathan L., “All-Conditions BMW.”

Winners’ artwork can be seen on Thompson’s website at

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