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National Watermelon Promotion Board Announces First Annual Student Art and Writing Contest

Students write catchy slogans and create stunning artwork to showcase the wonders of watermelon. Prizes include cash for student winners and for their teachers.
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Students in kindergarten to grade 5 are invited to enter the First Annual Student Art and Writing Contest hosted by the National Watermelon Promotion Board. Teachers visit TheMailbox.com/watermelon to download contest materials and fun, skill-based activities for learning about watermelon.

Both students and teachers are eligible for great prizes:

—Each student winner receives $100.

—Each student winner’s teacher receives $100.

—Each student winner’s class receives $100 to host a Watermelon Party.

“Too often kids get inundated with messages about sugary snacks and high-fat foods,” says Chris Brewer, President of the TEC Media Group. “Watermelon is a healthy snack, so creating slogans and artwork to showcase the benefits is both a wonderful creative challenge and a good life lesson for students.”

When teachers visit TheMailbox.com/watermelon, they’ll find everything they need to get students’ creativity flowing:

—contest how-to guide

—entry forms

—slogan starter guide

—art starter guide

—watermelon investigation and research project

—and more!

While at the site, teachers also can enter for a chance to win a $500 grand prize or one of three $100 runner-up prizes—just for signing up.

The teacher sweepstakes ends 11/30/15. Student entries for the art and writing contest are due 2/1/16. Contests open to US students and teachers only.

For more information, contact Karen Slate, kslate@themailbox.com or visit TheMailbox.com/watermelon.

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