City Council is extending deadline for Cleaner Columbus Litter Campaign mascot contest

Calling all Columbus City Schools artists! Council is extending the deadline for entries to the Cleaner Columbus Litter Mitigation Campaign mascot contest until MAY 24, 2019!!!  

[COLUMBUS-OH] In an ongoing effort to engage our Columbus City School students, Councilmember Emmanuel V. Remy and Columbus City Council want to put a face on its litter reduction campaign. Council is launching a Cleaner Columbus Litter Mitigation Campaign mascot contest.

The school attended by the student with the winning submission will receive a $1,500 first place prize, awarded in the student’s name, to be used in support of arts education or environmental sustainability. Second and third place prizes of $500 each will also be awarded. All entries must be submitted by May 24, 2019, by 11:59pm. For more information visit: www.columbus.gov/mascot-contest/

“We want to heighten awareness and reduce litter throughout our neighborhoods and city streets,” said Councilmember Remy. “What better way to do that than with a mascot to help spread the message in a fun way.”

The mascot should represent one or more of the following themes:

  • Pride in My City: I am proud to call Columbus my home, and I want to ensure that my city shines for all to see.
  • Green and Clean: Cleaning up litter helps to preserve our environment by keeping waste out of our rivers and parks.
  • The “Litter” of the Law: We respect the laws of our city, and litter is against the rules.

“As a parent of three Columbus City Schools students, I know the talent and creativity that is in our buildings and I want to support them,” Remy continued.

This contest is open to any Columbus City School student. Submissions can be sent mailed, emailed* to mascot@columbus.gov or delivered to Columbus City CouncilAttn: Mascot Contest, 90 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215

*Electronic Submission Guidelines: Files must be converted into PDF or JPG format. Minimum size of 5×7 at 300 dpi.

For more information visit: www.columbus.gov/mascot-contest/

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