WE ARE HOSTING TWO CONTESTS FOR CUMBERLAND COUNTY STUDENTS

POSTER CONTEST

Use your artistic creativity to celebrate 100 years of American women having the right to vote. Feel free to include the history-making women of Cumberland County who fought to make this happen. Be original. Use your imagination. Have fun.   

  1. Poster should be composed on 11 x 17 paper or poster board
  2. The images can be drawn or painted using pencils, markers, crayons, pastels or other artistic media
  3. Original (no clipart) computer generated images are also permitted
  4. Posters can contain words or phrases, but they are not required
  5. No copyrighted images

How to Submit

Students must put their names and the name of their school clearly on the back side of the poster and either: 1)  give it to their teachers who will get it to the Clerk’s Office, or 2) drop it off in person at Cumberland County Store located at the Cumberland Mall.

Deadline to Submit

Posters need to be in the possession of the Clerk’s Office by the end of the business day, Friday November 15th.

ESSAY CONTEST

Write a short, thoughtful essay explaining, in your words, why it is so important that all Americans — men and women have the right to vote and why we should celebrate the 100th anniversary of American women getting the right to vote. Feel free to include the history-making women of Cumberland County who fought to get the laws changed.

  1. Essay should be somewhere between a half page and a full page, double spaced (between 150 and 250 words).
  2. Original work only

How to Submit

Students must put their names and the name of their school clearly on the top of the essay and either: 1)  give it to their teachers who will get it to the Clerk’s Office, or 2) drop it off in person at Cumberland County Store located at the Cumberland Mall.

Deadline to Submit

Essays need to be in the possession of the Clerk’s Office by the end of the business day, Friday November 15th.

Please contact our office at 856-453-4860 with any questions or concerns.

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