Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Painter Prompts Patriotic Art Contest

Mark Painter
State Rep. Mark Painter has announced an art contest for all elementary school students in the 146th Legislative District.

"This art contest is designed to encourage students to recognize the rich history in Pennsylvania," said Painter, D-Montgomery.

Rules and themes for the 2013 Elementary Art Contest:

· Category I: First Grade/"The Liberty Bell"

· Category II: Second and Third Grade /"Betsy Ross and the American Flag"

· Category III: Fourth and Fifth Grade/"Benjamin Franklin and Lightning"

· Size: 11 x 17 white poster board

First graders can draw the Liberty Bell.
· Each entry must include the following information: student’s name, age, address (city, state, zip code and
county), telephone number, school, teacher and grade.

· Deadline: May 20

Entries will be judged on the basis of use of theme, creativity and originality, and artistic design.

Winning students will be recognized with official certificates of achievement and also will have their artwork displayed at Painter’s office.

To arrange artwork pickups, contact Painter's office at 610-326-9563 or email

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