Art and Essay Contest
The fourth grade Art and Essay Contest celebrates Black History Month while encouraging students' creativity through essay writing and creating original artwork. Based on the annual theme, student work is recognized with an art show and display of essays, plus an awards ceremony. U.S. Savings Bonds, trophies, ribbons, and certificates are provided. The program features free lessons on the park website, classroom visits by VIPs (Volunteers-In-Parks), and connection with communication arts and fine arts curriculum.
2014 4th Grade Art and Essay Contest information will be coming soon.
Did You Know?
When his career flourished George Washington Carver was sought after for interviews and speaking engagements. He never desired fame or fortune but wanted to be of service to all of humankind. George Washington Carver died on January 5, 1943.