[BHS Etree] MISC: Congressional Art Contest

BHS etree bhs at lists.lmi.net
Wed Mar 16 17:21:02 PDT 2011

PLEASE do not reply to this email, contact Elaine McKellar
Elaine.McKellar at mail.house.gov 


Congresswoman Barbara Lee invites your high school students to participate
in the 31st Annual 9th Congressional District's event- An Artistic
Discovery.  This national competition is hosted by members of the United
States House of Representatives in respective districts. The work of each
representative's winning artist is displayed in the Halls of Congress for
one year, effectively reflecting the diversity of our nation's high school



All students that live in the 9th Congressional District are encouraged to
participate. The 9th Congressional District includes the cities of Alameda,
Albany, Ashland, Berkeley, Castro Valley, Cherryland, Emeryville, Fairview,
Oakland and Piedmont.



A panel of local artists and community members will serve as judges, and all
participants will be recognized and honored with Congressional Certificates,
presented by Congresswoman Barbara Lee, at a reception at the Oakland Museum
of California on Saturday, April 9, 2011 at 2:00 pm.



The winning artist will receive two complimentary tickets from Southwest
Airlines, so the artist and one of his/her family members can attend the
awards ceremony in Washington, D.C.



Entries must be submitted by the following:


Date: Wednesday, March 16 - Tuesday, April 5, 2011


Location: 1301 Clay Street Suite 1000 N, Oakland, CA  94612


Note: To make other arrangements, please contact Elaine McKellar
Elaine.McKellar at mail.house.gov  at the office of Congresswoman Barbara Lee
as soon as possible.



Please direct all question to Elaine McKellar Elaine.McKellar at mail.house.gov
phone 510.763.0370



Thank you for sharing the details of this exciting competition with your
students and we look forward to receiving their entries and seeing your
students at the awards ceremony.



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