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. The American Dietetic Association’s National Nutrition Month theme for 2010 is “Nutrition From The Ground Up.” This will also serve as the contest theme.
Awards for the 5 division winners at the state level will include a $50.00 cash prize and a trophy. See the “Entry Form” for division breakdown by grades. The Senior Division winner at the state level will receive a $300.00 scholarship.
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 2010.
In order for district winners to be considered for state competition, the attached “Poster Contest Entry Form” must be completed and mailed or faxed to the ADE Child Nutrition Unit NO LATER THAN WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17, 2010. This district “Entry Form” is required to ensure that all district level winning posters are received prior to judging.
Entries entered in the state competition should be delivered to the Child Nutrition unit by FRIDAY, MARCH 26, 2010. All entries must be delivered by mail or delivery service to the Child Nutrition Unit no later than Friday, March 26, 2010, to be judged. Entries will NOT be picked up at the Educational Cooperatives.
A copy of the Poster Contest Rules and an Entry Form are attached.
Prizes and awards will be presented during the month of May.