Students are invited to participate in an Art and Essay Student Contest organized and sponsored by the Greater Homestead/Florida City Chamber of Commerce, which offers cash prizes to the winners. The Essay Contest invites Middle School (6-8 grade) and Senior High School (9-12 grade) students to write a 500-word-limit essay about what freedom and honoring service means. The Art Contest, open for four age groups, Elementary (K-2), Elementary (3-5 grade), Middle School (6-8 grade) and Senior High School (9-12 grade), invites students to design a Memorial Day artwork about what freedom and honoring service means. Each category’s age group will receive cash prizes as follows: $100 for First Place, $50 for Second Place and $25 for third place. Deadline for entries is April 25, 2014 and the winners will be announced at the Military Appreciation Day Event where the artwork and essays will be exhibited. For more information on the student contest contact firstname.lastname@example.org . More information about the event and to download a submission form, please visit www.cityofhomestead.com/military www.cityofhomestead.com/military . Contest rules and form attached along with event flyer. Please help us spread the word among all local students!