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September 26, 2018

Deadline Extended To August 31 For Writing Entries


OSWEGO, NY – The H. Lee White Marine Museum has announced a deadline extension for its contest “Write Away!”

It is designed to encourage use of both language and history skills among students, grades 4 – 12.

 Jack Tonkin, Alexis Daniels, Paige Daniels and Sierra Deangelo of Oswego explore the Native American room of the H. Lee White Marine Museum, looking for inspiration for their entries into the museum's annual student art and writing contests. The deadline for art entries is Sept. 30 and the deadline for writing entries has been extended to Aug. 31.

Jack Tonkin, Alexis Daniels, Paige Daniels and Sierra Deangelo of Oswego explore the Native American room of the H. Lee White Marine Museum, looking for inspiration for their entries into the museum's annual student art and writing contests. The deadline for art entries is Sept. 30 and the deadline for writing entries has been extended to Aug. 31.

The museum is offering cash prizes of $25, $50 and $100 for the three best entries, selected by our judges, in each of three grade categories to further encourage student participation.

Students are required to visit the museum to tour the exhibits and prepare an entry inspired by some particular topic, exhibit or artifact.

The story, poem, or essay must be original and prepared by the entrant specifically for this contest.

Museum admission is free for entrants and one adult per entrant.

The new deadline for writing entries is 5 p.m. Aug. 31.

The museum is also still offering its second student contest, “Art & History Rule!”

It is a fun and educational art contest for grades 4 – 12 that encompasses the world of both art and history.

 Lily Ellis and Dakota Ellis of Oswego pause in the 'Early Oswego' room of the H. Lee White Marine Museum, during their exploration of the exhibits, looking for inspiration for their entries into the museum's annual student art and writing contests.

Lily Ellis and Dakota Ellis of Oswego pause in the 'Early Oswego' room of the H. Lee White Marine Museum, during their exploration of the exhibits, looking for inspiration for their entries into the museum's annual student art and writing contests.

Cash prizes will also be offered for the winners of each division of this contest, as selected by our judges. Grades 1 – 3 will be awarded special non-competitive gifts for participating.

A new photography category has been added and will be judged and awarded separately.

The deadline for art entries is 5 p.m. Sept. 30.

Please contact the museum at 342-0480 or [email protected] with any questions.

Contest rules are available at the museum and at www.hleewhitemarinemuseum.com

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