Pride and Patriotism Art Contest Awards Presentation

Pride and Patriotism Art Contest Awards Presentation
Posted on 11/06/2018
Pride and Patriotism Art Contest Awards Presentation

Students from the School District of Lee County are set to be honored at Pride and Patriotism of Lee County’s 14th Annual Youth Celebrating the Arts and Honoring Our Veterans Event. The winners from each category and age division will be announced on Sunday November 11, 2018 at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall.

The Pride and Patriotism contest features four categories: Visual Arts: drawing and painting; Visual Arts: photography and digital design; Poetry; and Mini Documentary. The general theme this year is The Role of Women in the Military throughout the Years. Each grade level was assigned an era and a topic relating to that era.

Level, Era, Theme

  • K-2, World War I, Women as Ambulance Drivers or Nurses
  • 3-5, World War II, Rosie the Riveter
  • 6-8, Korean War, MASH Nurses
  • 9-10, Vietnam War, Evacuation Hospital or Red Cross Workers
  • 11-12, Wars on Terrorism, Somebody’s Daughter – Women in all Roles

“The Pride and Patriotism Program of Lee County provides a venerating manner to honor our veterans each year,” writes Superintendent Dr. Greg Adkins in support of the program. “The program also provides many of our very talented students a venue to showcase their artistic abilities.”

Pride and Patriotism of Lee County is a non-profit organization that each year creates a Veterans Day program born of advocacy for the arts and love of country. As many as 1,500 people are expected to attend.

Several student groups will play patriotic music during the celebration. The concert, tribute and awards ceremony is from 6:00pm to 8:00pm on Sunday November 11th at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall. Tickets are $15.