COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 45

February 29, 2008

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Billy K. Cannaday, Jr.

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

The Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign (CVC) Visual Arts Contest

 

The Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign (CVC), the annual giving campaign for state employees, has requested that school divisions provide K-12 students with the opportunity to participate in the CVC Visual Arts Contest. The CVC plans to showcase the winning artwork statewide in posters and on the CVC website. Also, the top ten selected entries will be exhibited across the Commonwealth. The theme for the campaign is Give Hope.

 

The CVC invites each school division to submit entries to the contest. Entries must be postmarked by April 18, 2008. Please mail or deliver the entries to Cheryle C. Gardner, principal specialist of fine arts, Office of Middle and High School Instruction, Virginia Department of Education, 101 North 14th Street, 23rd floor, Richmond, Virginia 23219. A first-, second-, and third-place winner will be selected for each of the three levels: 1-5, 6-8, 9-12. Each winning student will receive a certificate of recognition. An overall grand prize winner will be selected and the artwork made into the campaign's 2008 poster.

 

Thank you for your help with this campaign. For more information go to the CVC website at http://www.cvc.vipnet.org/. If you have questions, please contact Cheryle C. Gardner, principal specialist of fine arts, Office of Middle and High School Instruction, by e-mail at Cherry.Gardner@doe.virginia.gov, or by telephone at (804) 225-2881; or Anne Dinterman, state campaign director with the CVC, Department of Human Resource Management, by e-mail at Anne.Dinterman@dhrm.virginia.gov, or by telephone at (804) 225-2159.

 

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