Entries Being Accepted for WSSC’s Third Annual Clean Water Poster Contest

Winners receive $100 and have their art published in 2013 Calendar

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Art Contest CalendarLaurel – October 2, 2012: The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) is holding its third annual calendar contest for students in grades 2 thru 5 who reside in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties. This year’s theme is “How I Use Water Wisely.” 

Twelve winners will be chosen. Each winner will receive $100 and the opportunity to have their artwork featured in the 2013 calendar. Approximately 500 student entries were received for the 2012 calendar contest.

Entries must be no larger than 8 ½” by 11” and no smaller than 5 ½’” by 11”. Students may use any type of media (oil, watercolor, pastels, pencil, pen and ink, crayon), but three-dimensional work will not be accepted. Entries that are mounted and framed will not be judged.

Entries must have the artist’s name, grade, school, school address, teacher’s name and teacher’s email address on the back of the entry. Only one entry can be submitted per student.

The deadline for entries is Friday, October 26, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. Entries may be sent or delivered to Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, Attention: Community Outreach Group, 14501 Sweitzer Lane, Laurel, MD 20707.

For more information, contact WSSC at (301) 206-7019

For 100 years, WSSC has proudly served the citizens of Prince George’s and Montgomery counties – providing drinking water that has always met strict Safe Drinking Water Act standards and protecting the environment through vital water resource recovery services. Our vision is to be THE world-class water utility, where excellent products and services are always on tap.


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