State Department of Education’s Annual "Planning My Future" Art Contest for Students

State Department of Education’s Annual "Planning My Future" Art Contest for Students

BOISE, ID - Idaho students in grades 7th through 12th have the opportunity to visualize their college or career goals through the State Department of Education’s annual "Planning My Future" art contest. All entries must be postmarked by December 1st and the winning entry will be featured in a future Idaho State Department of Education publication and displayed at

From the SDE:
Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra encourages students in grades 7-12 across the state to be part of the contest, capturing their personal vision of what it means for schools and students to achieve using persistence and determination.

Here are the criteria:

1. Entrants must be Idaho public school students in grades 7-12.

2. Artwork should focus on two key questions:

 What are your college or career goals?

 How does perseverance in education contribute to your success?

3. Artwork should be submitted in an 8.5” x 11” portrait format.

4. Artwork must be properly labeled with the following:

 Name of student, grade of student, district and school that student attends, and name of teacher

5. Students may use any medium they choose (i.e. paint, pencil, digital, etc.).

6. Entry into the contest constitutes permission for the department to republish the artwork without compensation to the artist. Artwork will not be returned.

7. Artwork should be mailed to:

Idaho State Department of Education Attn: Peggy Wenner

P.O. Box 83720

Boise, ID 83720-0027
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