Contest runs Jan 1st through March 3rd, 2020

We invite teachers to partner with HC3 and include this contest, if possible, as part of your curriculum or encourage your students to participate independently in the Creative Expressions contest.



Positive Adult Influence

When creating their entries, students should represent one way an adult has Risen Up to positively influence them, or inspired them to rise up and be a positive influence to others.

School finalists

Participating schools will select division 

finalists for each of the 4 contest categories

and submit those entries to HC3 by 4/15/20.

                                                              


HC3 will select one county-wide winner for each division.

Scholarship opportunity

One overall winner in each division will be selected by the HC3 coalition.  Division One county-wide winner will receive a $150 scholarship. 


Winning entries will be featured on various digital and social media pages and will be displayed at the 2020 Fulton County Fair.

contest timeline

  • January 1, 2020 Contest Opens
  • March 3, 2020 Contest Closes
  • April 15, 2020 Participating Schools and Organizations must submit finalist entry forms by the end of the day
  • April 30, 2020 Overall Division Winners Selected & Announced


Division Winners and Selected Finalists displayed at the 2020 Fulton County Fair in the Arts and Crafts Building.

Finalist Entry Submission

Finalist entry form will open here on

March 3, 2020


Participating schools and organizations will select finalists after the close of the contest entries (March 3rd) and the submit each finalist entry no later than April 15th.  Each entry will require a completed finalist entry form including a brief explanation of the artists interpretation of the theme** and a signed parent permission form, which is available for  print here. 


**  Entries that are NOT in the Written Category will require a brief explanation of your theme interpretation detailing how an adult has positively influenced you, why it made such an impact and how this is depicted in your creative media.  **

Planning to participate or need more information? Click here.

I AM A YOUTH WHO DOESN'T HAVE A TEACHER OR YOUTH ADVISOR that HAS JOINED THE CONTEST. HOW CAN I ENTER?

This contest is open to any student in Fulton County, 1st-12th grade.  Please email Robin at rwillson@fultoncountyoh.com and she will be able to assist you with this entry. 

Are there additional finalist entry requirements such as framing or matting?

Framing and matting is not required.  


The only finalist entry requirements include a brief explanation of the artists interpretation of the theme** and a signed parent permission form, which is available for print here.


** Entries that are NOT in the Written Category will require a brief explanation of your theme interpretation detailing how an adult has positively influenced you, why it made such an impact and how this is depicted in your creative media. **

How do i submit a physical piece of art?

If you have an finalist entry that is best viewed in person and need to submit this entry please follow the link above to the entry form and when asked if you are ready to upload the Creative Expressions finalist entry, click the box marked "I would like to submit physical art entry."  

How many finalists can be submitted for each school or organization?

We are looking for schools or organizations to submit a maximum of one finalist in each category for each division.  

Example:

Division One finalists could include a maximum of four: one for 2D/3D art, one for written, one for digital, and one for “other”

If my child enters as an individual (not connected with a school), how will finalist be selected?

If your child enters as an individual and does not have a participating teacher or youth advisor who would determine a finalist, then division finalists from all individual entries received will be determined and submitted by the Fulton County Health Department Staff.

who determines the finalist criteria within the school or organization?  

Each school or organization is able to determine their own criteria for finalist entries.  Some suggested considerations might include the interpretation of the theme, originality, creativity, and/or technical skill.