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December 1, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

“Rock the Ribbon” Coloring Contest
Gary Alumnae Chapter – World AIDS Day 8th Annual Gospel Explosion
The Gary Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated International Awareness and Involvement shall help others become and remain aware of concerns of our minority and underprivileged people in other lands. Themed “Rock the Ribbon,” this year’s celebration follows the chapter’s eighth annual World AIDS Day Gospel Explosion, incorporates assembling care packages for the young girls in Vashti Village, in Mbabane, Swaziland, and birthing bed for Thika Maternity Hospital in Thika, Kenya.
“Rock the Ribbon” Coloring Contest
1. Who’s Eligible:
All students living in Lake County, Porter County, and LaPorte County in grades K – 3rd grade
2. Purpose of the “Rock the Ribbon” Coloring Contest:
Students to understand the meaning of World AIDS Day and why it is celebrated annually on December 1st.
3. Student’s coloring will demonstrate:
“What does “Rock the Ribbon” means to me?” through visual artistry.
4. The Basic Things to Know:
• Students should use their own creative talents.
Crayons, markers, colored pencils, etc. or anything to demonstrate the artists’ personal craft is accepted.
• Submission Deadline: Friday, November 20, 2020, at 5:00 p.m.
Winning Selections Announcement:
Student winners will be notified by November 27, 2020.
5. Address Art to “Authentic” Audience:
Address your art to the public. It is an opportunity for you to inform and educate the public through your artistry talent.
Electronic submissions as an attachment in a WORD or PDF format by the individual student, parent, or by a teacher’s file attachment.
One entry per person.
Please include the student’s name, grade level, school, and teacher’s name.
• Adherence to guidelines
• Create visual art that demonstrates a genuine and unique talent that grapples with the topic
• Each entrant must print out, design/color, sign (parent signature for all), and submit the entry form with the completed coloring sheet. The form includes—student name, grade, school, school address, contact information (email/ phone), signature line, and permission to use your art.
• All art will become the property of Gary Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.
• The participation certificate name will be taken from the entry form.
• Submission Deadline: The entry form, along with the coloring must be received by US mail attachment.
Friday, November 20th at 5:00p.m. (postmarked)
• Submit to: hardcopies to Gary Alumnae Chapter, PO Box 64690, Gary, IN 46401.
• All submitted art will be scored by a panel of judges on a point scale of 1 (lowest) to 4 (highest), and addresses the following criteria:
o Creativity
o Neatness
• Judging will be blind.
• Gary Alumnae Chapter International Awareness and Involvement Committee will score and ensure all art meets the minimum qualifying requirements.
• Gary Alumnae Chapter International Awareness and Involvement will select the winners and notify finalists.
• Student winners will be notified by November 27, 2020.
*Parents please download our FREE HIV curriculum for having a conversation with your children about HIV. The link is accessible until 12.5.2020.
Join Code: 57SGT


December 1, 2020
5:00 pm


GAC International Awareness
Erika Robinson-Watkins, GAC IA Chair