The Gist: Attention teen artists! The clock is ticking, but there’s still opportunity to dig into the recycling bin and turn trash into a treasure for Cobb County’s Teen Summer Recycling Craft Competition.
The competition is not just for bragging rights, winners will earn cash prizes.
What Happened?: Keep Cobb Beautiful has thrown down the gauntlet, challenging teens in grades 6-12 to create unique artwork entirely from recycled materials.
By The Numbers:
- $100 for the 1st place winner.
- $75 goes to the 2nd place.
- The 3rd place artist will earn $50.
- $25 is the prize for the 4th place winner.
Why It Matters: This contest not only encourages artistic expression among the youth, but also promotes an environmentally conscious mindset. It’s a creative nudge toward sustainability, teaching that one person’s trash can indeed be another’s treasure.
What’s Next?: The competition is slated for 2 p.m., Monday, July 24, at Switzer Library. Young artists, don’t dawdle – it’s time to register and start your creative engines! Visit this link to sign up.