Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson Addresses Miami-Dade Schools Most Talented Art Students at Annual Congressional Art Competition
Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson Addresses Miami-Dade Schools Most Talented Art Students at Annual Congressional Art Competition — Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) will hosted the Annual District 24 Congressional Art Competition, Art Show and Awards Ceremony recently (May 6, 2015) in the Peacock Foundation Studio of the Ziff Ballet Opera House at the Adrienne Arsht for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County. Each spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent from congressional districts across the country. More than 650,000 U.S. high school students have participated in this competition since its inception in 1982. This year, 135 high school students from Florida’s 24th Congressional District submitted artwork for the competition. The first place winner receives two airline tickets to Washington D.C. for a reception and installation ceremony on June 25, 2015, for the winners from each congressional district.