The Kentucky Youth Storytelling Competition, a statewide effort by the Kentucky Storytelling Association to develop, encourage and highlight the talent of young storytellers, is open to children ages 7-17.
The Kentucky Writing Project is offering several professional learning courses through its summer academy and summer professional development programs.
Students in grades 1-7 are invited to enter a nationwide poster contest that gives them the opportunity to demonstrate through their artwork how people can inspire and be inspired by those who serve our country.
Students are invited to be part of the Governor’s Derby Celebration by contributing a painted canvas for the tables on the grounds of the Old State Capitol during the festivities.
School cooking teams are invited to apply for the sixth season of Farm to School Junior Chef competition, which teaches essential food preparation skills and emphasizes buying nutritious local Kentucky Proud foods.
Nominations are open for 13 annual awards presented by the Student Transportation Association of Kentucky (STAK).
The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet is sponsoring two student contests to celebrate Earth Day 2017.
Students are invited to submit posters for the National Association for Pupil Transportation’s 2017 State School Bus Safety Poster Contest. The contest is open to all elementary and middle school students, and high school students in special education and computer-aided drawing programs.
Students ages 6-16 are invited to participate in the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet’s 2018 Public Service Recognition Poster Contest, which is intended to increase awareness of the achievements and contributions of state employees in the workplace and their communities.
High school students are invited to enter the Don’t Let Them Die‐Find Help Now KY Public Service Announcement Challenge, in which they can create public service announcements about opioid addiction awareness.