Road Map Project
Submission deadline: 10/2/2020
The DiscoverU Art Contest encourages public K-12 students from Road Map Project schools in the following school districts – Auburn, Federal Way, Highline, Kent, Renton, Tukwila and South Seattle – to get creative with the theme of college and career exploration.
Create an art piece that promotes college and career exploration. Follow at least one of these prompts:
- Discover Local Jobs: What type(s) of careers help your community?
- Lead Your Community Day: What does community leadership look like to you?
- Classroom to Career Day: How is what you are learning now going to help you in your future career and life?
- College Gear Day: What are your college dreams?
- Flash Forward Friday: What is your vision for your future?
The first 100 qualifying artists to enter will get $20 just for entering, plus the chance to win a $100 category prize or a $300 grand prize. Contest Page: https://discoveruwa.org/art-contest/
- Grand Prize/People’s Choice (public vote) – 2 awards
- Best Elementary School
- Best Middle School
- Best High School
- Best Visual Art (painting, drawing, photography, graphic design, collage, etc.) – 3 awards
- Best Poetry/Creative Writing
- Best Music/Performance (audio or video format)
- Best Discover Local Jobs Day
- Best Lead Your Community Day
- Best Classroom to Career Day
- Best College Gear Day
- Best Flash Forward Friday
- Best in District (7 awards – Auburn, Federal Way, Highline, Kent, Renton, South Seattle, and Tukwila)
The submission deadline is Friday, October 2, and winners will be announced throughout DiscoverU Week (October 12-16, 2020), which will be an exciting week for the community to come together and support all students—especially students of color, low-income, and first generation students—in exploring college and career options. Youth (and adult allies) can follow our social media for the announcement of winners: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/discoveruwa/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/discoveruwa Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/discoveruwa