Please see application below
North Carolina A&T State University
“What Does February 1, 1960 Mean to You?"
High School Art Poster Competition
ELIGIBILITY: Open to GCS high school students - grades 9 through 12.
REQUIREMENTS: Any work of art no bigger than 18 x 24 inches which may be hung or displayed on an easel.
MEDIUM: Students may use any media allowed by their school, from charcoal to tempera, watercolors, markers, etc. Collages, photographs, and other mixed media are also allowed.
ART PROJECT SUBMISSION: Submissions will be accepted from December 1, 2012 until January 13, 2013. Drop off or mailentry to: Gerald Spates, Multicultural Student Center, NC A&T SU, Murphy 204, 1601 E. Market Street, Greensboro, NC 27411. (336) 334-7800. Registration form must be submitted with artwork. Note that this form requires teacher nomination/signature.
All students must list the name of the nominating teacher on the registration form. The first place winner and the nominating teacher, and the principal, as representatives of their school, will be invited to receive awards at the Feb 1 “Conversation with the A&T Four” program on campus. Nominating teachers must teach at the same Middle school as the contest participant.
The winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship award to attend NC A&T State University and certificate plaque. The second place winner receives a $500 scholarship award and certificate plaque. All students who submit an entry and their teachers are invited to the “Conversation with the A&T Four” to meet our honored guests, Ezell Blair, Jr. (Jibreel Khazan), Franklin McCain, Joseph McNeil and the son of David Richmond at the Harrison Auditorium on the A&T Campus on February 1 at 9:30am.
Judges are appointed by the SIT-IN COMMITTEE. Criteria for judging:
Content (50%): Showed an understanding of the changes brought about by the sit-in movement. Presentation (50%): Artistic quality, compelling and original work.
CONTEST POLICIES All entries must be delivered by 5pm or postmarked by midnight January 13, 2013. NC A& T is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, damaged, or incomplete submissions. By entering, you agree that your artwork will become the property of NC A & T SU and may not be returned. The University reserves the right to display the submitted work.