ENTER THE GOAL ONE GRADUATE! / META NUMERO UNO: GRADUAR! POSTER CONTEST
The Metropolitan Education Commission invites Pima County’s Elementary, Middle & High School students to participate in the GOAL ONE: GRADUATE!/META NUMERO UNO: GRADUAR! Poster Contest.
Poster theme should inspire and/or reflect your educational goal for continued higher education. Winners will attend & be given special recognition at the MEC’s 24th Annual Crystal Apple Awards Luncheon, scheduled for Fri., MAY 2 at Desert Diamond Hotel & Casino, 7350 S. Nogales Highway.
A W A R D S
Elementary School Category Prize Winner - $100.00
Middle School Category Prize Winner - $100.00
High School Category Prize Winner - $100.00
Poster Size - 11” x 17” - minimum, 14” x 18” - maximum
Medium - Any type of art medium may be utilized
Topic - Within the poster artwork the theme title MUST INCLUDE either and/or both:
GOAL ONE: GRADUATE! or META NUMERO UNO: ¡GRADUAR!
Due Date – FRIDAY, APRIL 4th, 2014, 4:00 p.m. Entries can be mailed or dropped off at the:
Metropolitan Education Commission
930 E. Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85719
All poster entries become the property of the Metropolitan Education Commission (MEC). Questions? Contact us at 670-0055 or email: email@example.com.
Each poster submission MUST have the following attached to the back of the poster:
Student Home Address
Parent/Guardian Telephone Number
DOROTHY O. FINLEY OUTSTANDING TEEN CITIZEN AWARDS
The MEC’s Youth Advisory Council/Tucson Teen Congress (YAC/TTC) is pleased to announce the 18th Annual Dorothy Finley Outstanding Teen Citizen Awards Honorees! The award is presented to deserving young persons who have contributed or made a difference to the community, as well as improving their own life.
CRYSTAL APPLE AWARDS HONOR EDUCATORS, STUDENTS, BUSINESS LEADERS
The 24th Annual Crystal Apple Awards will be presented to honor individuals that contribute to excellence in education in Tucson and Pima County.
Date: Friday, May 2, 2014
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Registration @ 11 a.m.)
Place: Desert Diamond Casino & Hotel, 7350 S. Nogales Highway
The 2014 Crystal Apple Award Honorees are:
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD - Dr. Johnson Bia, President, Pima Community College Desert Vista Campus
EDUCATION ADVOCATE AWARD - Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild
TEACHER AWARD - Dayna Burke, Sahuarita Primary School, Sahuarita Unified School District
TEACHER AWARD - Tabetha Finchum, Centennial Elementary School, Flowing Wells Unified School District
COUNSELOR AWARD – Joy Barr, Presidio High School
CORPORATE AWARD – Tech Parks Arizona
YOUTH AWARD –Mackenzie Fritz, Ironwood Ridge High School
The honorary co-chairs of the event are Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild and Richard Elías, Pima County Board of Supervisors.
Tickets for the luncheon are $75.00 per person or $750.00 for a table of ten.
Make reservations by calling the MEC at 670-0055 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Funds raised benefit the Metropolitan Education Commission’s Regional College Access Center. Media representatives are also invited to the ceremony. For background information on the awards or honorees or to arrange an interview, call June Webb-Vignery at 670-0055.
Next MEC Regular Meetings
Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month.
Regular Meetings are held from 4:00 - 6:00p.m. at the Tucson Pima Public Library- Lower Level Meeting Room, 101 N. Stone Ave. Tucson, AZ 85701
REGIONAL COLLEGE ACCESS CENTER (RCAC)
Facilitates the access to and success in college for all Pima County students, with a special focus on students from low-income households or who are the first in their family to attend post-secondary education programs. For more information, please click on the link below: