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OKE’s Third Grade Students Design Tiles for Texas Children’s Hospital

Odessa Kilpatrick Elementary welcomed Texas Children’s Hospital, West Campus to kick off a ceramic tile project that will involve OKE’s third grade students.Students will be designing tiles that will be installed in the new hospital. The tiles will be permanently mounted to the shower walls in each patient room.There will be 8 student tiles installed in each room with a total of 48 patient rooms.Texas Children’s Hospital will notify the student of the tile’s location enabling the student to go and see its placement once the hospital is built and open to the public.Odessa Kilpatrick Elementary is one of only three schools in the Houston area chosen to participate in this art tile project.

Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus will be a hospital for children, a place where they go when they are sick, to recuperate in a fun, relaxing environment filled with artwork created by children for children to enjoy.The hospital will open in two phases.Phase I will open in the fall of 2010 for all outpatient visits. Phase II will open in the spring of 2011 for all inpatient services. Please mention you found this on www.KatyMagazine.com.

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