The St. Marys Fraternal Order of Eagles # 4379 will hold their annual Art Contest for students in the 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th grades again this year.  The deadline for turning in artwork is Friday January 26, 2018. 
Rules are:

Open to all students in 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th grades
All entries must be received locally by January 26, 2018
All entries become the property of the Grand Aerie, F.O.E.
Local contest winners will be announced February 3, 2018
Grand Aerie contest winners will be announced March 15, 2018
International winners will be on display at the Grand Convention in Dallas, Texas, in July 
Guidelines are as follows:

Theme is "My Favorite Thing"
Contestants must submit artwork on paper no larger than 11x17 inches
Crayon, pen, watercolor, and acrylic may be used.  No oils or charcoal
An entry form must be filled out clearly and completely using the child's home address.  The form must be attached to the back of the artwork.  Failure to  do so will result in disqualification from the contest
Contest will be judged on basis of originality, relevance to theme, as well as artistic ability 
Local prizes provided to each grade level by the St. Marys F.O.E. #4379 are $50.00 for first place, $30.00 for second place and $20.00 for third place.  A local award presentation will take place on Saturday February 3, 2018.  All students entering art work, their families and teachers are invited to attend the awards presentation.
International awards are $500.00 for Best In Show and then for each grade level, first prize will pay $200.00, second prize $100.00, third prize $75.00 and 4th prize $50.00.
The Eagles' Children Art Contest provides youth in grades 3-6 an outlet to showcase their creative skills with a chance to win a cash prize.  By igniting the creative process and introducing our youth to the Eagles, the organization can help build future generations of "People Helping People".  The F.O.E. encourages the participation of youth throughout the Untied States and Canada including children with no current ties to the Eagles.

2017 Children's Art Contest Winners

Pictured in the photo from left to right:   Logan Drawdy (3rd prize, grade 4), Dalton Ensly (2nd prize, grade 4), Isaiah Walker (2nd prize, grade 6), Alandra Dempsy (2nd prize, grade 5), Donna Prior (3rd prize, grade 6), Morgan LeBlanc (1st prize, grade 5), Kaiya Lombard (1st prize, grade 6), Joseph Schoonover (2nd prize, grade 3), Alden Nelson (1st prize, grade 4), Samuel Riley (1st prize, grade 3), Michaela Guy (3rd prize, grade 3) 

Not pictured 5th Grade 3rd Place winner Felicia Biblis.

St. Marys FOE 4379

The Fraternal Order of Eagles are "People Helping People"

‚ÄčEagles International Children's Art Contest had winners from Camden County.  Brayden Smith of Kingsland Elementary won first prize in the fourth grade division and was awarded $200.00.  Joseph Schoonover of Mamie Lou Gross Elementary won second place in the third grade and was awarded $100.00.  Donna Prior of St. Marys Middle School won third prize in the sixth grade division and was awarded $75.00.  These three students from Camden submitted drawing that were selected from among literally thousands of drawing from across the US and Canada at the Grand Aerie art competition in Grove City, Ohio.