Rep. Scott Announces the Winners of the Fourteenth Annual Third Congressional District Art Competition

April 24, 2007
Press Release
(Washington D.C.) - Representative Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (VA-03) is pleased to announce the winners of the Fourteenth Annual 3rd Congressional District Art Competition. The art contest was open to all High School students in the Third Congressional District of Virginia.

An Artistic Discovery is a nationwide program coordinated by Members of the United States House of Representatives to recognize the artistic talents of our youth. The nationwide competition involves more than 50,000 talented high school students. In the past, over 200 Members of Congress have participated in the program. Representative Scott has participated every year he has served in Congress.

This year’s first place winner will receive a $12,000 Scholarship to the Savannah College of Art and Design and will attend a reception in honor of all the winners nationwide in Washington, DC. The first place winning entry for each congressional district will also be displayed in the tunnel to the United States Capitol Building for one year, where it will be seen by thousands of people who visit the Capitol. All students that competed this year are eligible to win additional prizes worth a total value over $3000.

On Saturday, April 28, 2007, the opening reception will be held at the Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center, 2410 Wickham Ave, Newport News, VA 23607 at 1:00 pm.

On Saturday, May 12, 2007, the closing reception will be held at the Black History Museum and Cultural Center, 3 E Clay St., Richmond, VA 23219 at 1:00 pm.

If you have any questions regarding this year’s art competition, please contact Representative Scott’s Newport News District Office at 757-380-1000.