Park Seeks Student Artists for Nēnē Awareness Day Logo Contest

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News Release Date: August 21, 2014

Contact: Polly Angelakis, 808-572-4450

In celebration of Nēnē Awareness Day (September 26) Haleakalā National Park is seeking student artists in grades 6, 7, and 8 for a Nēnē Awareness Day Logo Contest. The contest begins on August 25, which is the 98th birthday of the National Park Service, and runs through September 18.

Students must draw or paint a logo about nēnē on one 8.5 x11 sized paper and include a short slogan about one of the following ideas: 1. Why nēnē are special or 2. What people can do to protect nēnē.The park will accept one entry per student.

Three winners will be chosen. Each will receive a prize of their choice from books and games donated by the Hawai`i Pacific Parks Association, a non-profit partner of the park.The three winners' families will each receive a park annual pass ($25). All entries and students' names will be on display in the park's Headquarters Visitor Center from September 26-28, 2014 and at the National Park Service booth at the Maui County Fair.

Students may use crayon, marker, watercolor, ink, acrylic or tempera. Collages or computer generated art will not be accepted. All entries must include the student's name, school, teacher, grade, and a phone number or email contact for the student's parents or guardians. All information must be legible. Entries must be mailed flat and not matted, mounted, laminated, framed, or folded.

Entries must be received by September 18, 2014. Winners' parents or guardians will be contacted by September 25. Mail entries to: Nēnē Logo Contest, Interpretation Division, Haleakala NP, PO Box 369, Makawao, HI 96768.

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