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Local Fourth Grader Designs, Will Ride Winning Float

A fourth grader from Phoenix Charter will ride on the float she designed in this year's San Diego Big Bay Balloon Parade.

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    A local fourth grader took home the win for the float design contest in this year's Port of San Diego Big Bay Balloon Parade.

    Kyndall Krebs of Phoenix Charter School was presented with the surprise win at an all-school assembly Thursday morning for her submission, "If I could fly anywhere in the United States, I'd go to San Francisco."

    The Southwest Airlines Float Design Contest was open to students in kindergarten through fifth grade with the theme: If I could fly anywhere in the United States, I'd go to...

    Not only is Krebs' winning float concept being designed and fabricated to be included in the Port of San Diego Big Bay Balloon Parade on Friday, Dec. 26., she gets to ride on it during the parade.

    She was also the recipient of four-packs of tickets to the National University Holiday Bowl and the San Diego Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl. What's more, Krebs' classmates will join her from the grandstands at the parades, as they each received two tickets as well.

    The parade kicks off a day earlier this year, the day before the Holiday Bowl, and starts at 3 p.m.

    Click here for a map of the parade route.

    Additional information about the parade and the Bowl games can be found here or by calling 619-283-5808.