Award Ceremony, MS 1st District Congressional Art Competition

Congressional Art Competition
Helen Peng, 2018 First Place Winner, MS First District
April 20th, 2019     Community

On Monday, April 22, Rep. Trent Kelly’s (MS-01) staff will host the Congressional Art Competition Award Ceremony for Mississippi’s First District in Fulton. More than 100 students have submitted artwork for the competition. The winning entry will be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol.


Where: Itawamba Community College Campus
W.O. Benjamin Fine Arts Center
602 West Hill Street
Fulton, MS 38843

When: 5:00 p.m.

The Congressional Art Competition began in 1982 to provide an opportunity for members of Congress to encourage and recognize the artistic talents of their young constituents. Since then, over 650,000 high school students have been involved with the nationwide competition. The Artistic Discovery Contest is an opportunity to recognize and encourage the artistic talent in the nation, as well as in our congressional district.

More about the Congressional Art Competition:

 Rep. Trent Kelly

MS First District Rep. Trent Kelly

Representative Trent Kelly represents Mississippi’s First Congressional District. He serves on the House Committee on Armed Services, the House Committee on Agriculture, and the House Committee on Small Business. This is his third term.

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