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In honor of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, Scholastic is sponsoring a Student Art Contest. The Challenge? Create a poster that inspires others to serve and answers Dr. King’s question, “What are you doing for others?” for a chance to win a tablet.

All entries must showcase a creative, artistic interpretation of “The Challenge,” an inspirational message, calling on young people to engage in service, originality, and technical skill.

  • Posters must be no larger than 11″ x 17″
  • Any artistic medium may be used
  • Entries must be postmarked by February 28, 2014

Posters will be judged in the following grade groups: K–2, 3–5, 6–8, and  9–12. Twelve winners, three per grade band, will be selected by a panel  of judges. There will be one Grand Prize winner per grade band, as well as two runners-up per grade band.

Prizes include:

  • Grand Prize–winning students: A Samsung tablet and the opportunity to have his or her poster displayed at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Bookstore in Washington, DC.
  • Runner-up students: The opportunity to have his or her poster displayed at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Bookstore.

For more information visit Scholastic MLK Student Art Contest  

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