Wilson Encourages High Schools to Submit Nominees for 2005 Congressional Art Competition

May 10, 2005
Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) reminded all high schools in the Second District of South Carolina to submit their nominations for the 2005 Annual Congressional Art Competition, “An Artistic Discovery.” The nationwide art competition is an excellent opportunity to showcase the talent of area high school students and acknowledge South Carolina’s gifted young artists. “The Congressional Art Competition is a wonderful way to nationally recognize South Carolina’s young artists,” said Wilson. “As the deadline to submit artwork approaches, I’d like to encourage all high schools to participate in this great opportunity.” The Second District’s winner’s piece of art will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for one year, and the winner will receive a renewable $3,000 Artistic Merit Scholarship from the Savannah College of Art and Design. For more information on the requirements of the 2005 Annual Congressional Art Competition, please contact Amber McDaniel at 803-939-0041 or visit: https://www.house.gov/fossella/cong_art_comp.htm. High schools in the Second District must submit their entries to Congressman Wilson’s district offices by Friday, May 27, 2005. The offices are located at: Midlands Office Low Country Office 1700 Sunset Blvd (US 378) 903 Port Republic Street West Columbia, SC 29169 Beaufort, SC 29901 ###