Let’s Keep Yadkin Clean and Green middle grades art contest


Colleen Church, NC Cooperative Extension - For The Yadkin Ripple



The Yadkin County Beautification Committee is sponsoring an art contest for all Yadkin County students in grades seven and eight. One winning artwork will be featured on “Let’s Keep Yadkin Clean and Green” promotional items in 2016. The student with the winning artwork receives a $50 Visa gift card, the runner up receives a $25 Visa gift card and the winning student’s teacher receives a $50 Visa gift card for classroom supplies. All participants receive a certificate of achievement.

Contest rules are as follows. Contest is open to all Yadkin County students in grades seven and eight. Only one entry per child allowed. Five color maximum allowed. Create artwork that will fit within a square no smaller than eight inches by eight inches on white, unlined paper. Artwork must relate to the theme “Let’s Keep Yadkin Clean and Green.” The participant’s name or other contact information must not appear within the design. Submitted entries must be the child’s original creation and artwork, containing no copyrighted material. Entries are due on or before Oct. 2.

Include on a separate attached sheet or on the back of artwork, the artist’s name, school, grade, home address and phone number, and the teacher’s name supporting them in the contest.

To submit artwork drop off submissions at North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Yadkin County Center, located at 209 E. Elm St. in downtown Yadkinville, or mail to NC Cooperative Extension, P.O. Box 97, Yadkinville, NC 27055. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Deadline for entries is Oct. 2, 5 p.m. For questions or more information, contact Cooperative Extension at 679-2061.

Colleen Church, NC Cooperative Extension

For The Yadkin Ripple

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