ornaments2 300PADUCAH, Ky. (9/12/13) – As part of the Mayor’s Art Club, Paducah Mayor Gayle Kaler is organizing a contest for students to hand-craft Christmas ornaments that will be used to decorate trees in City Hall. The contest is for all students, kindergarten through 12th grade, who are City of Paducah residents.
 
Mayor Kaler says, “I feel that it’s important to encourage young talent and let their artistic creations be a part of the holiday season at City Hall. Plus, I want the students to try to incorporate an aspect of Paducah into their Christmas ornament which will cause them to think about their community, their home.”
 
The deadline to submit an ornament with a completed Ornament Submission Form to City Hall is Friday, November 15 at 4:30 p.m. No entry fee is required. The ornaments will then be judged by a local panel of art experts and enthusiasts. The top three ornaments and their creators in each of the three categories will be recognized at the December 10 City Commission meeting. The judging categories are K-3rd grade, 4th-8th grade, and 9th-12th grade. Ornaments cannot be returned and will become the property of the City of Paducah. All ornaments that meet the criteria will be displayed at City Hall.
 
The criteria for the ornaments are listed below:
• Ornaments should be 3-7 inches in height (not including hanger) and ready to hang.

• Ornaments should be approximately a half pound or less in weight.

• No glass or other breakable materials.

• Only one entry per student.

• The use of recycled and natural materials is encouraged.

• Special consideration will be given to ornaments that feature Paducah’s history, landmarks, name, etc.

• Enclose a completed Ornament Submission Form with your entry providing a detailed description of the ornament. Ornaments that cannot be matched with the Ornament Submission Form may be displayed but will not be eligible for judging.

• Artwork must be the student’s own.

• Ornaments will be viewed close up so details are important.
 
For more information about the 2013 Student Christmas Ornament Contest including the Ornament Submission Form, please visit www.paducahky.gov.
 
SurfKY News
Pam Spencer

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Tennessee Man Wanted in Death Investigation

MURRAY, Ky. (8/4/15) ― Following a missing persons complaint Monday, Aug. 3, Murray Police officers responded to Broad… Read More

MCCH Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week

MURRAY, Ky. (8/2/15) — World Breastfeeding Week is Aug. 1-7 and Murray-Calloway County Hospital is celebrating with… Read More

Most Read This Week

July 30, 2015 4068

Webster Man Leads Police on Chase through Parts…

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 3940

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 2745

24th Annual Miss Teen Hopkins County Fair Pageant…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 2633

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - July 29, 2015

by SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 2543

Little Miss, Mister Hopkins County Fair Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 17, 2015 16922

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News
July 23, 2015 15893

UPDATE: Family Confirms Body of Missing Teen…

by Shawn Freels, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 04, 2015 2199

Hopkins School System Has More Hiring to Do

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 1749

Tiniest Division of Hopkins County Fair Pageants…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 04, 2015 1569

No. 9 Steakhouse Owners Working to Rebuild Dream

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 1560

Two Injured in Motorcycle Accident

by SurfKY News
August 04, 2015 1421

UPDATE: AT&T Engineers Identify Phone…

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 03, 2015 1387

Man Accused of Using Craig's List to Encourage…

by SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 1175

Back To School Bash Brings Crowd to Mall

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 1160

Madisonville Police Reports Released

by SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 1125

Two Vehicle Collision Injures One, Driver…

by SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 1010

Vehicle Accident Results in One Fatality

by SurfKY News