• 2021 Black History Month Theme “Celebrating Inspirational Individuals”

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    Name: 2021 Black History Month Theme “Celebrating Inspirational Individuals”
    Date: February 1, 2021 - February 28, 2021
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    2021 Black History Month Theme “Celebrating Inspirational Individuals”

    Each winner will receive a trophy and a monetary gift. 

    Superintendent Marcus Chambers invite Okaloosa County School District’s K-12 students to participate in the 2021 Black History Month art and essay contests. This year’s theme will be “Celebrating Inspirational Indi-viduals” to recognize and pay tribute to African American individuals who have played inspirational roles in the lives of others.

    Art and Essay Topic: Celebrating Inspirational Individuals - In 500 words or less: Address how an African-American has been an inspiration in your life and discuss the contributions of how this individual has served to inspire and motivate you.

    About the OCSD Student Contests
    Art Contest for Grades K-12 – The Black History Month art contest is open to all students in grades K-12. Each student will submit original, two-dimensional artwork based on this year’s theme. One elementary student grades K-3, one elementary student grades 4-5, one middle school student, and one high school winner will be selected.

    Prizes: Elementary - K-3 (Trophy & $25 prize) & 4-5 (Trophy & $25 prize), Middle School (Trophy & $50 prize) & High School (Trophy & $100 prize)

    Essay Contest for Grades K-12 – The Black History Month essay contest is open to all students in grades K-12. One elementary student grades K-3, one elementary student grades 4-5, one middle school student, and one high school winner will be selected.

    Prizes: Elementary - K-3 (Trophy & $25 prize) & 4-5 (Trophy & $25 prize), Middle School (Trophy & $50 prize) & High School (Trophy & $100 prize)

    Art Contest Submission Guidelines:
    Each OCSD student will submit a picture of their artwork and your student application by—
    Friday, March 5, 2021 by 5:00pm to BHMContestsOCSD@gmail.com

    Essay Contest Submission Guidelines:
    Each OCSD student will submit their essay and your student application by
    Friday, March 5, 2021 by 5:00pm to BHMContestsOCSD@gmail.com

        

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