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6th Annual SLCPD Student Art Contest to Award $5K in Prizes Wednesday

Final round of judging at SLC’s main library

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Student Art Contest finalists on display at main City Library. (Photo: SLCPD)

April 15, 2013 — In front of an exhibit of the top 25 entries on display at the main City Library, the Salt Lake City Police Department will award $5,000 in scholarships and other prizes when its sixth-annual Student Art Contest comes to a close at 3 p.m. Wednesday.

Each participating student earns a contest t-shirt, while the judges’ top picks will be awarded scholarships, laptops, iPads, iPods and other prizes. The Department will use the contest’s winning entries in a new public awareness campaign about the consequences of drug use and abuse.

A pizza social in the contestants’ honor will be hosted by KCPW on the library plaza afterward.

WHAT:

6th Annual SLCPD Student Art Contest to Award $5,000 in Scholarships, Prizes Wednesday Afternoon

WHO:

Chief Chris Burbank

Contestants from SLC high schools, including East, West, Highland, Horizonte, and the Salt Lake School for the Performing Arts

WHEN:

3 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2013

WHERE:

Urban Room, Main City Library

210 E. 400 S.

Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Contact: Reporters seeking comment should contact the Public Information Officer at 801.799.NEWS (6397).

 

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