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Year of the Apple High School Student Art Contest deadline is May 1

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“Granny Smith” by Esteban Garibay of Sunnyside High School. Grand Prize winner of 2016 contest. (Photo courtesy of WAEF)

WENATCHEE, Wash. – The Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) invites all current high school students in the following counties to participate in the annual Year of the Apple Art Contest:  Adams, Chelan, Douglas, Okanogan, Grant, Benton, Franklin, Kittitas, Yakima and Walla Walla.

The Washington apple themed contest will grant over $1750 cash in student prizes. First place will receive $1,000, second place $500, and third place $250. Contest rules and registration forms may be found at www.waef.org/yearoftheapple or by calling (509) 663-7713.

  • Who: Current high school students in Adams, Benton, Chelan, Douglas, Franklin, Grant, Kittitas, Okanogan, Walla Walla and Yakima counties. 
  • What: Year of the Apple Art Contest.  The overall grand prize winner is awarded $1,000 cash and the opportunity to see his/her artwork reproduced onto a poster sized calendar.
  • Where: Artwork submitted to:

Washington Apple Education Foundation

C/O Art Contest

2900 Euclid Avenue

Wenatchee, WA 98801

  • When: Deadline of May 1, 2017
  • Why: Recognize the artistic talents in kids in tree fruit communities!

The Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) is the charity of the tree fruit industry.  The organization is best known for its scholarship program. In 2016 WAEF awarded over $1 million in scholarship aid to students raised in tree fruit industry communities. For more information on foundation activities, please contact (509) 663-7713 or www.waef.org.

(Courtesy of WAEF)

(By Jennifer Witherbee, Washington Apple Education Foundation)




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