NEWS RELEASE: Elections Office Announces Winners of the Art for Democracy Contest
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Trish Robertson
Cell: (239) 776-1131
Students express the spirit of democracy
Collier County, Fla.—December 4, 2019: The Collier County Supervisor of Elections office is proud to announce the winning artists of the 2019 Art for Democracy contest: Doren Destine of Golden Gate High School; and Gulfview Middle School’s Art Department.
A call for entries took place between October 1 and November 12, 2019 and students were challenged to create a piece of artwork that expressed the meaning of democracy. This year, the Supervisor of Elections office received the highest level of participation in the five-year history of the contest with 241 entries. Among the submitted works of art, 12 winning entries were selected to appear in 2020 Supervisor of Elections office publications including the new “I Voted” sticker for the 2020 Election Cycle.
The Supervisor of Elections office collaborated with the Collier County Public School system, Champions For Learning and the Naples Art Association to host the Art for Democracy contest. For more information, please visit www.CollierVotes.com or call (239) 252-8683.
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