All 6th-12th grade students in Tennessee and the Mid-South are invited to participate in Memphis Jewish Federation’s 12th Annual Holocaust Art & Essay Competition.
Students in grades 6-8 are invited to submit artwork and students in grades 9-12 are invited to submit essays, on this year’s theme of Rescue: Challenges, Choices & Consequences.
Cash prizes for top winners in each category provided by the Kaethe Mela Family Memorial Fund of the Jewish Foundation of Memphis. Kaethe, her husband Paul, and their 17-year-old daughter Doris were murdered in Auschwitz.
All entries are due by the close of business, Monday, March 8, 2021.
For more information, please contact Carrie Richardson: firstname.lastname@example.org
2020 Art & Essay Winners
1st Place: Jasmine Melesio, Colonial Middle School
2nd Place (Tied): Kathryn Rogers, St. Francis of Assisi and Aniya Scales, Colonial Middle School
3rd Place: Yael Nahum, Bornblum Jewish Community School
Honorable Mentions: Eric Cheng, Colonial Middle School; Sofia Frisch & Bethany Roberts, Bornblum Jewish Community School; Raven Johnson, Colonial Middle School; Hadley Lawler, Colonial Middle School; Kasey Rosenberger:. St. Francis of Assisi
Second place: Ruby Nahmias, Hutchison
Honorable mention: Kaylee Keyser, Stewart County High School
Honorable mention: Lahanna Juckett, Stewart County High School