Art Entries Are Being Solicited from Students for Think. Act. Discover. Peace

LEXINGTON, KY (March 29, 2007) Bluegrass Community amp; Technical Colleges (BCTC) Peace and Justice Coalition is soliciting art entries for the Art for Peace Contest. The event is being held in conjunction with the Second Annual Peace and Global Citizenship Fair, Think. Act. Discover. Peace on May 19, 2007.

The Art for Peace Contest is open to all kindergarten through senior high students in Kentucky. Students are invited to draw or paint a picture of a peaceful world in which they would like to live. Mediums accepted include pastels, crayons, pen and ink, acrylics, oil, charcoal or watercolors. Entries will be accepted at the BCTC, Cooper Campus, 470 Cooper Drive, at the Information Desk in the Oswald Building, from April 1 -15, 2007.

A total of four cash prizes will be awarded in the following categories; kindergarten through second grade, third through fifth grade, sixth through eighth grade, and ninth through twelfth grade. In addition, all art entries will form a collage for the 2008 Bluegrass Peace Calendar and be on display at the Fair.

For more information, contact Rebecca Glasscock, Faculty Advisor, BCTC Peace and Justice Coalition at (859) 246-6319.