Ag Day Student Art Contest & Exhibition
Theme: Agriculture: Food for Life
Submission deadline: March 1, 2019
Who: Grades 3-12 in Shelby or DeSoto Counties
Agriculture is as old as time, but the world continuously changing fast. We all are involved in Agriculture but do not think about it. Every time we eat, drink milk, or wear clothes made of cotton. This year we’ll tap into the limitless imaginations of students across the Mid-South in a challenge to how they would visualize Agriculture: Food for Life.
“Agriculture: Food for Life” is the 2019 National Ag Day theme. NOTE: Theme words do not need to be included in the art..
Any 3rd – 12th grade student in Shelby County, TN and DeSoto County, MS. Students may develop an entry inside or outside of school. The purpose of the contest is to promote the role and importance of agriculture in our life. We want participants to be as imaginative and expressive as possible.
Artwork submission period is January 18,
2019 - March 1, 2019
Artwork can be submitted by virtually any media include the following:
First Place Winners $100
Second Place Winners $50
Third Place Winners $25
Teachers of all First Place Winners receive $100
Grade Levels 3-6 (Category 1)
Grade Levels 7-9 (Category 2)
Grade Levels 10-12 (Category 3)
Interpretation of concept
Teachers will receive one entry for each student who enters the contest. The more students who submit, the more entries that teacher will receive.
At the awards event, a teacher’s name will be drawn at random to win a prize of $250 to use for art supplies in the classroom.
Only one prize awarded per art event. Teachers do not need to be present at awards ceremony to win the drawing.
Winners of the 2018 Ag Day Student Art Contest
3rd - 6th Grade Division
Jacob Wielgosz - 6th Grade, Arlington Middle School
Oscar Liu - 5th Grade, Riverdale School
Ava Freeman - 6th Grade, Briarcrest Christian School
7th - 9th Grade Division
Annie Holley - 9th Grade, Houston High School
Julia Cutchin - 7th Grade, Briarcrest Christian School
Ben Borwick - 8th Grade, Arlington Middle School
10th - 12th Grade Division
Macy Clanton - 10th Grade, Arlington High School
Jenna-Claire Comella - 11th Grade, Arlington High School
Cara McMorran - 12th Grade, Arlington High School