AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Meemic Foundation, a non-profit organization created by Meemic Insurance Company, has brought back its successful art contest, Meemic Masterpieces. This contest offers an opportunity for children to showcase their artistic ability for the good of their school. Meemic Masterpieces provides a chance to unleash the inner creativity of students while providing much needed grants to schools across Mich., Wis., and Ill.
The round began on Oct. 3 and any Meemic Foundation Club Member can sponsor a student by submitting their original art masterpieces. Up to 50 winning artworks will earn the winning Club member's school a $300 art supplies grant. In addition, each winning artist will receive an Amazon Fire® Tablet. All participating students will receive a certificate of appreciation.
"Meemic Masterpieces offers an opportunity to celebrate our educators and students in a unique way while also supporting important educational initiatives throughout our communities," said Pamela Harlin, spokesperson for Meemic. "We thoroughly enjoyed the submissions last round and we are looking forward to seeing the new artwork decorate our walls."
The contest runs through Dec. 30, 2016. Student artists must be a resident of, and currently attending, an elementary, middle or secondary school in Mich., Ill. or Wis.
Artwork must reflect one of the following themes:
- Be Green/Healthy Living – how can we take care of ourselves and our planet
- School Spirit – showcase what you like about your school or teachers
- Meemic Tree – show us your interpretation of the Meemic Tree
Entries must be an original artwork created by the student and cannot be drawn from any existing artwork not created by the student. No copyrighted images may be used.
For contest rules, artwork guidelines, and required forms, visit MeemicFoundation.org/Masterpieces.
About The Meemic Foundation
The Meemic Foundation for the Future of Education http://www.MeemicFoundation.org was created by Meemic Insurance Company in 1992. As a non-profit organization, the Foundation is dedicated to advancing the future of education by offering financial assistance to schools and educators. To date, the Foundation has had a tremendous impact on the educational community with over $2 million in grants given out to fund inspiring and effective initiatives. The Foundation looks to fund innovative programs, events or projects that will significantly enhance students' classroom experiences in all educational settings including public, private, parochial and charter schools as well as colleges and universities. Over the years we have had the pleasure of providing funding to some of the most creative and passionate teachers in the world. Their stories inspire us to continue funding projects that affect a large number of students and support the educational communities that we proudly serve.
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SOURCE The Meemic Foundation