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Congressional Art Competition deadline approaching in April
The deadline for the 2012 Congressional Art Competition, the annual U.S. House of Representatives art competition for high school students, is Friday, April 6.
Initiated by members of the U.S. House of Representatives in 1982, the nationwide annual art competition recognizes one student as the winner from each congressional district. Winners are recognized both in their district and at an annual Awards Reception in Washington, D.C. Each winning piece is displayed in an 11-month exhibit in a tunnel that connects congressional offices to the U.S. Capitol.
U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar’s district offices in San Antonio, Seguin, Laredo, Rio Grande City, and Mission are accepting artwork submissions.
For more information, call 956-725-0639 or visit http://cuellar.house.gov/students/artcompetition.htm.
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