Congressman David Scott to Honor Students at 14th Annual Congressional Art Competition
On Saturday, May 7, 2016, Congressman David Scott will host a special presentation to honor all participating students of his 14th Annual Congressional High School Art Competition, An Artistic Discovery. To date, Congressman Scott has awarded over $392,000 in scholarships to local student artists.
During the ceremony, the top winners of the competition will be announced. The first place entry from Congressman Scott’s district will join other first place winners from around the country and be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for one year. Scholarships will be presented as follows: $12,000 – first place, $7,500 – second place, and $3,500 – third place, all by the Art Institute of Atlanta; and $3,000/ year to the first-place winner by the Savannah College of Art and Design.
Additional scholarship awards ranging from $500 to $1,500 will be presented to the top winners by AT&T, Chick-fil-A, Georgia Pacific, Georgia Power, and Greystone Power.
WHEN: Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
WHERE: Douglas County Courthouse Art Gallery, located on the third floor of the Douglas County Courthouse at 8700 Hospital Drive, Douglasville, GA 30134.
WHO: Participating high schools include: Alexander; Arlington Christian; Chapel Hill; Charles Drew; His Master’s Voice; Jonesboro; Langston Hughes; Lithia Springs; McEachern; Mundy’s Mill; New Manchester; Our Lady of Mercy; Pebblebrook; Stockbridge; and Vidalia Academy.
This year’s competition includes a special partnership again with the Douglas County Government and the Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville and Douglas County.
MEDIA CONTACT: Chandra Harris, Office of Rep. David Scott. 770-210-5073; Chandra.Harris@mail.house.gov.