The Fishers Arts Council is pleased to announce Goddard School of 116th Street and Brooks School Road as its third annual Fishers Arts Council’s “Choice Award” recipient for the best float in the 22nd Fishers Freedom Festival main parade on Sunday, June 27th.  Selected by the Fishers Arts Council, the winner received a trophy and a $500 prize.  The winning float was preceded by a banner naming the award during the actual parade.

Prior to the 4 p.m. parade start, judges reviewed and rated all parade floats according to the following criteria:
 
• General Effect in Presentation: (Maximum 25 Points Awarded).  The overall effective presentation of the float.  Its presentation, as it will appear on the parade route.  Beauty and creativity.
 
• Workmanship: (Maximum 25 Points Awarded).  The craftsmanship in the float creation. Detail in design and creation of float objects with the effective use of colors and materials.
 
• Parade Theme: (Maximum 25 Points Awarded).  How well the float design concept adapts to the parade theme.
 
• Originality: (Maximum 25 Points Awarded).  The creativeness and originality in the float design concept.  Walking contingents will be judged on originality, enthusiasm, parade theme and overall appearance.