CONGRESSWOMAN EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON RECOGNIZES TALENTED TEXAS YOUTH
Dallas, TX (Thursday, May 06, 2010) Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson hosts her annual art competition and exhibit in Dallas, TX to recognize the importance of the arts in schools. The competition is open to all the 30th Congressional District high school students. Educators, students and their families will gather together to acknowledge the 45 students from the 7 participating schools who are competing for prizes. The top three winners will receive savings bonds from American National Bank of Texas. The grand prize winner will win two round trip tickets, courtesy of Southwest Airlines, to visit Washington, DC to attend a ceremony with other art competition winners from across the country. The grand prize winner’s art will also hang in a special area of the Capitol for one year.
WHAT: Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson’s Congressional Art Competition
WHEN: Friday, May 7, 2010 at 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: The Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center
2301 Flora Street
Dallas, TX 75201
The students’ artwork will be on exhibit at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center from May 6th through May 16th with no charge to the public.
U.S. Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson is the highest-ranking Texan on the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure and a senior member of the Science Committee. She represents the 30th Congressional District of Texas, which, includes Downtown Dallas, Fair Park, Oak Lawn, Turtle Creek, Old East Dallas, Pleasant Grove, & South Oak Cliff; all of Balch Springs, DeSoto, Hutchins, Lancaster & Wilmer and parts of Cedar Hill, Duncanville, Ferris, Glenn Heights and Ovilla.