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Aviation Art Contest 2014 planned PDF Print E-mail

Since 1986, the Nebraska Department of Aeronautics has sponsored an annual Aviation Art Contest for the benefit of youth. The program goal is to motivate and encourage young people to become more familiar with and participate in aeronautics, engineering, math and science.
There are three age categories of contestants: 6-9, 10-13 and 14-17 for boys and girls.
The 2014 theme is “Flying Saves Lives.” Today, helicopters fly rural accident victims to far away hospitals; organs are packed in ice and flown in the nick of time to save dying patients; pilots use planes and helicopters to fight large fires; and relief agencies transport food and water to starving and thirsty people around the globe. Flight has given us the ability to help those who could never be helped before. This is an excellent opportunity for  youth to grab their favorite artist’s tools and create a poster celebrating their thoughts about how “Flying Saves Lives.”
Entries for the contest need to be submitted to the Department of Aeronautics and postmarked by Jan. 17, 2014. An awards ceremony will be held in Lincoln during April 2014, recognizing state, national and international winning students for their accomplishments. The winning art as well as numerous aircraft on static display will be displayed for everyone to enjoy. Refreshments will also be served.
For more information and an entry brochure contact David Morris at 402-471-2371 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it