New York City Second Graders Name New Ferries
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The names will be displayed on the sides of the ferries and officially registered with the U.S. Coast Guard.
"I feel stupendous that I won," Mohamed Almesri, part of the Lunchbox class, told WNYC. "I feel like I want to see the stars right now."
Other winning names include "Sunset Crossing," from P.S. 971 School of Math, Science and Healthy Living in Sunset Park West, Brooklyn; "Urban Journey," from P.S. 69 Journey Prep in the Bronx; and "Waves of Wonder," from P.S. 15 Roberto Clemente on the Lower East Side, Manhattan.
For more information about tickets and schedules for the new ferry service, beginning May 1, visit ferry.nyc.
Main image: A rendering of an NYC Ferry near the Manhattan Bridge.
Courtesy NYC Ferry