2nd Annual Arts & Poetry Contest in Commemoration of Yom Hashoah - Holocaust Remembrance Day 2021 Rules
Eligibility: Open to all Middle School and High School Students, grades 5-12, who live and/or attend school in the Chappaqua Central School District
Awards in Each Category:
Middle School: First Prize $100, Second Prize $50, Third Prize $25, Honorable Mention: Certificates
High School: First Prize $100, Second Prize $50, Third Prize $25, Honorable Mention: Certificates
Ceremony: First Prize Winner in each category will have a picture of their entry photographed for the cover of the printed program for the Yom Hashoah – Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony on Thursday, April 15th, 2021 at 6pm on Zoom.
Entries:Must include name, address, phone number, e-mail address, name of school and grade and should be brought to Lauren Cascone at Town Hall between the hours of 9am - 4pm Monday – Friday.
Deadline: Monday March 22nd at 4pm. NO EXTENSIONS.
Each artistic entry must include an artist’s statement no more than 100 words describing your entry. Students may create a poem, sculpture, drawing, photograph, painting, poster, film or music. All charcoal, chalk and pastels must be treated with fixatives.
The entry must represent the independent effort of the students. The art entry may not exceed the dimensions of 20” x 20”.
The sculpture entry may not exceed 18” x 18” x 18”.
For safety reasons, art (painting or sculpture) may NOT include real barbed wire, jagged glass or plastic.
A two-dimensional image of any variety (a digitally created image, digital photograph, or a photograph of an original art piece.)
Accepted file formats (if applicable): .jpeg, .bmp, .doc, or pdf
The High School competition will be judged by The New Castle Holocaust & Human Rights Committee.
The Middle School competition will be judged by the New Castle Holocaust & Human Rights Committee Members and the students of Horace Greeley High School Club’s E.N.O.U.G.H – Educate Now On Understanding Genocide and Hate.