Congressman Austin Scott

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Scott to Honor Congressional Art Competition Winners

April 5, 2012
Press Release

Rep. Scott to Host Congressional Art Competition Awards Reception

Washington D.C. – U.S. Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) will host an awards reception to honor the 8th District’s winners of the 31st Annual Congressional Art Competition.  The event will be held on April 5 at 6:00 PM at Wesleyan College’s Porter Gallery and is open to the public and media.  The grand prize winner will be eligible for scholarships and receive airfare to Washington D.C. where the winning piece will hang in the United States Capitol for one year.  The 2nd and 3rd place award recipients will have the opportunity to display their artworks in Rep. Scott’s Warner Robins and Tifton offices.  Rep. Scott offered the following comments on this year’s Congressional Art Competition:


“To see the winning works of art hanging in the United States Capitol is not just a great sight, but also a great reminder that our country is full of very talented leaders of tomorrow.


“This Thursday’s Congressional Art Competition awards reception at Wesleyan is a great opportunity for our 8th district community to celebrate the talented high school artists in our area and show our appreciation to the parents and teachers who help them nurture their talents.” 


WHAT:  31st Annual Congressional Art Competition Awards Reception

WHEN: April 5, 2012 @ 6:00 PM

WHERE: Wesleyan College’s Porter Gallery