It will be that infectious smile that may catch the attention of Invoice Partyka, CEO of Gerber, the infant meals big.
After combing by means of greater than one hundred forty,000 child photographs that have been entered into Gerber’s annual spokesbaby contest, Partyka stated Lucas, who has Down syndrome, was “the right match.”
Nobody can be extra shocked by Gerber’s choice than Lucas’ mother and father, who say they entered the Gerber child photograph contest “on a whim.”
“He is all the time been such a very good child,” stated Cortney Warren, Lucas’ mom. “I’ve by no means met anybody who’s come into contact with Lucas and never smiled.”
On Wednesday morning, Feb. 7, Lucas, surrounded by household, confirmed off his charismatic smile on NBC’s “Right now’s Present.” Within the look, the Warrens stated that they hope Gerber’s determination will have the ability to make clear the particular wants group.
“They’ve the potential to vary the world, identical to everyone else,” stated Cortney Warren.
The large prize for the Warren household additionally comes with $50,000, which the household says they may put in the direction of Lucas’s schooling. Lucas may also be featured on Gerber’s social media pages.
“Yearly we select a child who greatest exemplifies Gerber’s longstanding heritage of recognizing that each child is a Gerber child,” stated Partyka. “This yr, Lucas is the right match.”