Deadline Extended — Area Organizations Form Partnership Supporting Student Competition About Frederick Douglass
The NEW deadline for student submissions is October 6, 2018.
Here are the Guidelines:
Read about Frederick Douglass. Decide how you can follow in his footsteps. Create an item from the categories below and describe how you envision following in his footsteps.
Create Artwork – Drawing, painting or photography, 36 x 42 inches maximum
Create a Video – (MP4file format)-Animation , spoken word, or rap, in 3-5 minutes
Create a Storybook – Written composition with illustrations, 7 page maximum
Create a Textile Object – Such as a quilt or garment
*NOTE!!! ALL PROJECTS MUST INCLUDE A 1-PAGE DESCRIPTION OF HOW YOUR PROJECT SPEAKS TO THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS AND HOW YOU ARE FOLLOWING IN HIS FOOTSTEPS.
High School students, Middle School students, 4th and 5th grade students, as of September 2018 in all Anne Arundel County Schools are eligible to apply. All creative art competition entries must include a signed Parental Consent Form (included in attachment) and be submitted to art teachers or sent to NACPS, Box 44, Hanover, MD 21076 by October 6, 2018.
A panel composed of impartial art, humanities and science educators/practitioners will evaluate each object or format submitted by students, no later than October 11, 2018. Criteria elements – uniqueness , creative relevance, theme relationship, clarity of expression and presentation attractiveness, applied on a 1 to 5 rating scale for assessing each item. Higher criteria application will be used in cases of ”ties”.
One winner will be selected in each group – High School, Middle School and 4th & 5th graders. Prizes: High School-$200, Middle School-$200, 4th & 5th grades-$200.
An awards presentation will be held at the Chesapeake Arts Center on Friday, November 9, 2018, 6-8 p.m.
NACPS would like to thank its partners: Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Arts Council of Anne Arundel County, Banneker-Douglass Museum, Chesapeake Arts Center, Anne Arundel County Trust for Preservation, Ann Arrundell County Historical Society, and Anne Arundel County Public Library.
Download the Full Guidelines and Parental Consent Form here: FINAL Revised FD200 CAC 8-21-18