When 13-year-old Kelsey Howard decided to dress up a pair of her plain white tennis shoes with a few colorful Sharpie markers, she had no idea she was stepping right into a new pastime.  

“I made a pair for myself with a ‘dance’ theme and everyone loved them,” said the Huntington Middle School eighth-grader. “Then I made a couple of pairs for my best friend, Sydney Felt.”

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