Northwest Indiana innovators Mason Ploszay, Eric Plath, Lizbeth Luna-Zetina, Charlotte Corneil and Isabel Barron, have more in common with Leonardo de Vinci, than you might think. Like the creative genus of the Renaissance, these students dream, probe, experiment, risk, ask, observe, persevere, challenge and imagine.
The Center for Creative Solutions honored them during April’s World Creativity and Innovation Week. Underwritten by the Morgan Family Foundation, they received Student Innovation awards.
Isabel Barron is a fifth grader at La Porte’s Kesling Intermediate School and an aspiring professional cook/entrepreneur. Her creative inspiration is her dad, Julio.
“I started to learn how to cook dishes my dad made by observing how much he put in and what he put in. Whenever my dad cooks, he never uses…