Saturday, February 17, 2018

Personnel Cabinet poster contest open to students

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 invited to create PSAs on opioid addiction awareness

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.

Art contest teaches high school students about legal system

The 2016 Law Day Art Contest provides an opportunity for students to learn about the legal system and justice while showing their creativity and competing for prizes. The contest, presented by the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Young Lawyers Division, can be incorporated into a curriculum, offered as extra credit or done just for fun.

Kentucky Economics Challenge looking for student teams

Registration is open for the Kentucky Economics Challenge, a free online competition in which students can demonstrate their knowledge of economic literacy.

Derby poster contest open to high school students

Students in grades 9-12 are invited to submit original artwork for the Governor’s Derby Poster Contest. Students are invited to submit their rendition of what they think Derby day looks like, with the winning poster to be displayed in the Capitol.

KET Young Writers Contest welcomes stories

The KET Young Writers Contest gives students in grades K-8 the opportunity to ignite their imaginations through creative writing. The contest is designed to promote the advancement of children’s literacy skills through hands-on, active learning and empowers children to celebrate creativity and build literacy skills by writing their own stories.

Judges needed for National History Day competitions

The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) is seeking judges for its National History Day in Kentucky regional and state contests. Regional contests will take place March 3-24 at five colleges and universities across the state, and the state contest will be April 21 in Lexington.

Financial Literacy Teacher of the Year nominations open

Nominations are being accepted for the Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition’s Financial Literacy Teacher of the Year award, which honors a Kentucky teacher in grades K-12 who demonstrates an exceptional commitment to teaching financial literacy topics and motivating students to learn about personal finance.

Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition sponsoring poster contest

The Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition’s Kentucky Saves Week poster contest offers students an engaging, free activity that can boost their financial smarts. The contest is part of the coalition’s Kentucky Saves Week activities, which promotes positive savings habits to help Kentuckians work toward financial stability.

Federal junior duck stamp contest underway

Students are invited to submit artwork for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s (FWS) Federal Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Program, which provides a creative outlet for students through a contest that can be incorporated into almost any subject.