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Teen Writing and Art Challenge

Published: Jan 15, 2018 | Category: Events
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The Writing and Art Challenge was created by the MCWC Youth Advisory Committee as an avenue for teens to start talking about dating & relationships. It is meant to create a safe environment to explore and discuss the impacts (both positive and negative) of common dynamics found in these experiences. The Writing and Art Challenge is open to all middle school and high school students who reside in Montgomery County. This includes students attending public school, private school, alternative education, homeschool, etc. Participants may enter a maximum of one submission in each category (writing/art).

All works are evaluated by a blind judging process, by a group of volunteer community members, including high school students and adults. All works will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Theme
  • Originality/ Creativity
  • Technical Skill
  • Emergence of personal vision or voice

High School PRIZES

  • First Place Writing ($1000 Scholarship)
  • First Place Art ($1000 Scholarship)
  • Second Place Writing ($500 Scholarship)
  • Second Place Art ($500 Scholarship)
  • Third Place Writing ($250 Scholarship)
  • Third Place Art ($250 Scholarship)
  • Honorable Mentions may also be recognized

Middle School PRIZES

  • First Place Writing ($100 Gift Card)
  • First Place Art ($100 Gift Card)
  • Second Place Writing ($50 Gift Card)
  • Second Place Art ($50 Gift Card)
  • Third Place Writing ($25 Gift Card)
  • Third Place Art ($25 Gift Card)
  • Honorable Mentions may also be recognized

Click here to download the CHALLENGE INFORMATION KIT, including deadlines, submission specifics and entry forms.

For help getting started please click here to download the CHALLENGE INSPIRATION BOOK.

2 responses to “Teen Writing and Art Challenge”

  1. myra murillo says:

    how do we submit the paper?

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