Residents Invited to Submit Commencement Artwork to Eastern

It has been 10 years since Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College began serving students in Mineral, Hardy, Hampshire, Grant, Pendleton and Tucker counties. Through personal attention and individual educational support, Eastern has been afforded the opportunity to assist both degree and non-degree-seeking students in attaining their career goals. To celebrate and honor Eastern’s decade of degrees and certificates, the college invites students and residents of its six-county service area to submit their ideas and artwork for the 2019 Commencement Program Cover.
The 2019 Commencement Cover Art Contest winner will have their artwork featured this spring, receive a brief bio on the program’s cover and a prize package of Eastern gear. Submissions will be accepted until 4 p.m. on Friday, March 1.
Eligible participants are invited to submit their original graphic art, photography, painting or drawing to Lacey Koontz, Artwork must have a maximum resolution of 72dpi, maximum width of 1200 pixels and maximum height of 900 pixels. Files should not exceed 1mb and can be submitted in JPG, GIF or PNG formats. Images should be saved as: FirstName_LastName_Program_Year, include the entrant’s name, address, email address, phone number and school information, if applicable, and only one submission is allowed per participant.
Winners will be chosen based on originality, creativity and overall quality by Eastern’s faculty, staff, students and the community. The winner will be notified by email on March 22 and the winning entry will be posted on the Commencement Program Design Contest webpage and Eastern’s Facebook page.
Eastern provides equal opportunities to all prospective and current members of the student body, faculty, and staff on the basis of individual qualifications and merit without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, handicap, national origin, veteran status or sexual orientation. However,images deemed offensive will be disqualified and Eastern reserves the right to void entries it deems to have been associated with electronic or non-electronic tampering.
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