55a) One-Marita Sanchez-Stapleton


One heart cry.  One hope sewn.  One spirit united.  The Star Quilt is symbolic of family gatherings and has much meaning when gifted from one person to another.
     Nebraska is rich in its Native American roots.  At the base of the heart, the native tribes of Nebraska are represented.  Out of the soil of the land comes the heart in full geometric color.  Around the base edge of the sculpture are the words for the Boys Hope, Girls Hope sponsor:  Inspire. Empower.  Nurture.  Succeed.  With the additional line of text: One heart cry.  One hope sewn.  One Spirit united.  Hope for our future.