Have a creative high schooler that lives in Virginia’s 11th Congressional district?
Then they can enter the 2016 Congressional Art Competition, hosted by Congressman Gerry Connolly.
According to a release, all high schoolers are allowed to submit one piece of art, regardless of if they are in public school, private school, or are being homeschooled.
In order to enter, students must fill out an entry form and submit their work of art to either Connolly’s Prince William or Fairfax offices by April 15, according to a release.
The winning entries will be announced in May at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton, at a reception open to all teachers, administrators, students, and their families, stated a release.
The student with the winning entry will have their work displayed for one year the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. The student and their family will also be invited to a reception at the U.S. Capitol, with other winners from Congressional districts across the country, according to a release.
Prizes will also be awarded to entries that won second through fifth place, according to a release.
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