Students invited to get scribbling

February 22, 2013 by  

Students in Doral schools can enter either artwork or essays for a Black History Month contest, sponsored by the city of Doral, but must do so by the end of today.

Students in grades K – 8 can design artwork, while high-school students can write an essay on the topic ‘What Black History Month means to you’. The entries will be on display at the Doral Government Center.

Winners of the contest will receive a certificate and prize at 5:30 pm on February 28 at the Government Center.

All artwork must be original creations in color or black and white. Artwork must be between 4×6 and 9×12 inches and should not be framed, matted, or folded. Essays must be original and between 500 and 1,500 words.

All entries must be accompanied by a completed authorization form and entry form and will become the property of the city of Doral. The deadline for submissions is 4:30 pm today, February 22, at the Doral Government Center. For more information, call (305) 406-6736.

Tomorrow, a celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday will also be held from 11:00 am – 1:30 pm at Ronald Reagan/ Doral Senior High School, 8600 Northwest 107th Avenue. Kids of all ages are invited to join in reading popular Dr. Seuss books. In addition to reading, there will be face painting, food, songs, and arts and crafts.

For more information, call (305) 593-6611. Many application forms for contests can be created with the use of local printing companies.