A team from the College of Idaho won the People's Choice Award in the Idaho Statesman Chalk Art Festival Wednesday with a colorful celebration of the 2012 London Olympics.
The "Team Yotes:" Olympic-themed creation was selected as the favorite by visitors to the festival at Ann Morrison Park. The artists finished working at 4 p.m., after which the votes were tallied.
A panel of judges selected winners from the youth and adult entries. Those winners are:
1st Place Youth Tara Kleffnerfor, with a chalk creation of eating ice cream.
2nd Place Youth Cindy Bordenkircher, for the Avengers.
3rd Place Youth Daniel Anecito, for a work showing a broken vintage TV set.
1st Place Adult Danielle Mierzwa, for a wolf head.
2nd Place Adult Alyssa Cooper, for Day of the Dead.
3rd Place Adult Rachel Dunn, for a peacock and butterfly.
The July 4 festivities continue today in Ann Morrison Park. Singer Desirae Bronson performs at 6 p.m. followed by Pilot Error at 8.
The daylong Fourth of July celebration ends with fireworks at 10:15 p.m. The fireworks are being simulcast by KIVI-TV Today's 6 and K-Hits 107.1.
The celebration's primary sponsors are the Statesman, KIVI-TV, K-Hits 107.1 and the city of Boise.