Broun Announces 2013 Congressional Art Competition

Press Release

By:  Paul Broun
Date: Feb. 4, 2013
Location: Athens, GA

U.S. Congressman Paul Broun, M.D. (GA-10) invites high school students to participate in the 2013 Congressional Art Competition. In partnership with Georgia Square Mall, Congressman Broun will host a district ceremony for participating students on Saturday, April 27th. During the event, the artwork entries will be on display, and Congressman Broun will announce the first place winner. The winning artist will be invited to a national reception in Washington D.C. where his or her artwork will be on display for one year in the U.S. Capitol. In addition, the student will be eligible to receive the Artistic Honors Scholarship from Savannah College of Art and Design.

"This annual competition is a nation-wide event that allows Members of Congress to recognize the artistic abilities of our youth," said Broun. "I encourage every student to participate for the opportunity to showcase their artwork in a national exhibit."

The competition is open to Georgia's 10th Congressional District students in grades 9 through12. To download a Student Release Form and Competition Guidelines, go to www.broun.house.gov/Kids/Art.htm, or contact Jessica.Hayes@mail.house.gov for additional information. Submissions are due to Congressman Broun's Athens office or one of the following drop-off sites by Monday, March 25th:

Thomson-McDuffie Chamber of Commerce: 149 Main Street, Thomson
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