PROGRAM BENEFITS 1.Enhances career awareness at all grade levels 2.Provides students with opportunities for self-expression 3.Is part of a national initiative 4.Provides for student recognition at the local, state and national levels 5.Promotes integration of career development into the classroom
2006 -2007 South Carolina National Winners POSTER COREY CHAMPION (1 ST Place) – Walhalla High School DEBBIE MILLE (3 rd Place) – Walhalla High School
2006 -2007 South Carolina National Winners POETRY FORREST ROSSI (1 st Place) – Landrum Junior High School (Spartanburg 1) EARL J. WILCOX (3 rd Place) – Open adult category (Rock Hill 3)
ELIGIBILITY EVERY ADULT AND STUDENT ENROLLED IN PUBLIC, PRIVATE AND PAROCHIAL SCHOOLS IN STATES WITH PARTICIPATING NCDA DIVISIONS
JUDGING CRITERIA Judging will be based on originality, creativity, and development of the national theme. Poems will be evaluated on form, execution, spelling and grammar. Posters – media, lettering and basic principles of art. Conformance to size requirements.
CONTEST DEADLINES NOVEMBER 14, 2007: Submit school entries to Regional Career Specialist or Title I Education and Business Alliance in your region DECEMBER 4, 2007: Regional winners submitted for state competition
Regional Career Specialists Greenville – Dr. Marjorie Dowd (firstname.lastname@example.org)email@example.com Greenwood – Linda Sheffield (firstname.lastname@example.org)email@example.com Midlands – Lisa Call (firstname.lastname@example.org)email@example.com Northeastern – Cynthia Hulon (firstname.lastname@example.org@dillion2.k12.sc.us Orangeburg – Denise Kearse (email@example.com)firstname.lastname@example.org Upstate – Kathy Edge (email@example.com)
NATIONAL RECOGNITION National winners will be recognized with the winning entries posted on the NCDA website by April 15, 2008. Winning entries will also be on display at the Annual Global Conference in Washington, DC, July 9 – 11, 2008. Winners will receive a framed certificate and congratulatory gift from NCDA.
HOW TO GET INVOLVED 1.Visit ncda.org; download contest brochure (Latest Headlines – NCD Month) 2.Get the word out to your teachers 3.Follow contest requirements and submit your entries to your Regional Career Specialist by November 14, 2007
Need further info? Dave Walker 843-987-8107 extension 229 firstname.lastname@example.org