DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- An 8-year-old Dubuque boy has won an award his older brother won last year.
Ryder Drapeau is a student with visual impairment who attends Table Mound Elementary in Dubuque. He won first place for his art at the National American Printing House for Blind's InSights art competition. His brother Reece won first place last year.
Ryder created his winning piece. Blue Dog Blue, while a second-grader using paper, shaving cream, and puff paint. It was one of more than 800 entries in nine different categories. Ryder's piece won in the 1st/2nd/3rd-grade category, just as Reece's piece did last year.