UScellular, Boys & Girls Clubs of America Kick off Third Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Art Contest
CHICAGO (Sept. 15, 2023) – September 15 marks the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month, and in honor of the occasion, UScellular and Boys & Girls Clubs of America have announced the kickoff of their 3rd annual Hispanic Heritage Month Art Contest.
Boys & Girls Club members were encouraged to create original pieces of artwork in recognition of influential Hispanic STEM icons, including historical figures, world leaders, scientists and educators. This year, seven Clubs across UScellular’s service areas are participating in the art contest:
|Boys & Girls Club of Milwaukee in Milwaukee, Wis.||Voting closed|
|Boys & Girls Club of the Tennessee Valley in Knoxville, Tenn.||Voting closed|
|Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa in Des Moines, Iowa||Voting closed|
|Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Virginia in Roanoke, Va.||Voting closed|
|Boys & Girls Clubs of the Rogue Valley in Grants Pass, Ore.||Voting closed|
|The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Tulsa in Tulsa, Okla.||Voting closed|
A maximum of 10 finalists from each of the Boys & Girls Clubs were chosen by Club representatives and local UScellular leaders based on creativity, quality, interpretation, clarity of theme and overall impression.
Anyone 18 and older are invited to vote for their favorite art online.
“We are thrilled to partner once again with Boys & Girls Clubs to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and honor the talented youth in our community,” said Kevin Lowell, executive vice president, chief people officer and head of communications at UScellular. “As we take the opportunity to highlight the contributions that Hispanic people have made to STEM, we’re always so impressed by the imaginative, inspirational and insightful artwork that Club members create for this beloved contest.”
After voting has been completed, the top three vote-getters from each Club will receive gift cards in the amounts of $250 for first place, $150 for second and $100 for third. The contest is sponsored by the Latino Network Association (LAN), UScellular’s associate resource group that is dedicated to creating an environment that attracts, develops and retains associates of Latin descent.
To learn more about UScellular’s support of Boys & Girls Clubs, go to newsroom.uscellular.com/boys-girls-clubs-of-america.
No Purchase Necessary. Entrants who are minors must have parental consent to participate in the Contest. Official Contest Rules, including full entry details and Finalist and Winner selection criteria/voting are available by email request to USCDLMediaRelations@uscellular.com.
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