K-8 Environmental Emoji Poster Contest

Are you a parent? Educator? Know a child who wants to win great prizes?! Enter the Environmental Emoji poster contest. Submissions, due by October 4, 2018
Prizes: First ($100), second ($75), and third ($50) overall winners will receive Visa gift cards. There will also be one winner from each grade that will receive a $25 Visa gift card and 3 randomly drawn participants that will receive a $25 Visa gift card, so everyone is encouraged to submit a poster! All participants will receive a certificate!
What: EnviroHealthLink, Kentucky’s Environmental Public Health Tracking Network located at the Kentucky Department for Public Health encourages you to participate in the 2018 Environmental Poster Contest. The theme of the poster contest is “Show us how the environment affects your health, emoji style” and students will be judged on creativity, poster theme, creative use of emoji’s, and originality. Submissions for the poster can include any of the following: crayon, marker, watercolor, tempera, acrylic, collage, or original photograph. Poster size should be 8.5” X 11”. Submissions accepted in grades Kindergarten through 8th. Child name, grade, teacher, school, and teacher contact information (address, phone, and email) must be included on the back of the artwork.
When: Submissions will be accepted from Tuesday, September 4 to Thursday, October 4, 2018 and should be scanned and emailed to CHFS.KYEPHTN@ky.gov. Submissions can also be mailed to: Kentucky Department for Public Health, 275 E. Main Street, HS1E-B, Attention Shelly Canada (Poster Contest), Frankfort, KY 40621. Winners will be contacted via email or phone on or before October 11, 2018
Where: Winning posters will be displayed at the Kentucky Children’s Environmental Health Summit being held on October 11, 2018. Entering the contest allows us to use artwork with artist credit on social media and website. Who: Participation can be through a public, private, or home-school classroom, or a sponsoring club (such as art, science, Girl/Boy Scouts or 4-H).
Why: We want children to understand how the environment affects health and visualize some ways they can be an Environmental Superhero and work towards a better environment for their health! Some ideas for the poster include: • What does a healthy environment look like? • What are some ways that I can make a healthier environment?

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