Arkansas Department of Education 2017 Nutrition Education Poster Contest

Memo Information

Memo Number
CNU-17-022
Memo Date
10/19/2016
Memo Type
Informational
Section
Child Nutrition
Regulatory Authority
NA
Response Required
NO
Attention
Superintendents; Principals

Contact Information

Memo Text

 

ATTENTION:  CO-OP DIRECTORS, CHILD NUTRITION DIRECTORS, ART AND HEALTH TEACHERS, CHAIRMAN WELLNESS COMMITTEE

 

 

The Nutrition Committee of the Arkansas School Nutrition Association (ASNA), in collaboration with the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE), Child Nutrition Unit (CNU), is sponsoring a nutrition poster contest based on The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2017 Nutrition Month theme - “Put Your Best Fork Forward.”

 

Five (5) state level division winners will each be awarded a $50.00 cash prize and trophy. (See the ”2017 Nutrition Poster Entry Form” for division breakdown by grades.)  The Senior Division winner at the state level will receive a $300.00 scholarship and trophy.

 

The instructor/art teacher of each state level division winner will receive an award of $100.00 to be used toward the purchase of classroom art supplies.

 

The Child Nutrition Manager at the school of each state level winner will receive paid ASNA dues for the year 2017.

 

In order for district winners to be considered for state competition, the attached “2017 Poster Contest Entry Form” must be completed and received at the ADE CNU office NO LATER THAN MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017.  The district “Entry Form” is required to ensure that all district level winning posters are received prior to judging.

 

All posters entered in the state competition should be delivered by mail or delivery service to the Child Nutrition office by Monday, MARCH 27, 2017, for the April judging.  Posters will NOT be picked up at the Educational Cooperatives.

 

A copy of the 2017 Nutrition Poster Contest Rules and Entry Form are attached.

 

Prizes and awards will be presented during the month of May.  Please indicate on the entry form an approximate timeline of school/school district award ceremonies (e.g.: 2nd week of May).

 

Attachments:   

2017 Nutrition Poster Contest Rules

2017 Nutrition Poster Contest Entry Form