Rep. Johnson hosting annual Art Reception to celebrate talented youth
LITHONIA, GA – On Saturday, April 29th at 11 a.m., Rep Hank Johnson (GA-04), will be hosting the 2017 Congressional Arts Competition Reception for high school students in the Fourth Congressional District.
The annual event will be held at the Lou Walker Senior Center. Congressman Johnson is excited about showcasing some great young artists.
Each year thousands of dollars in scholarships from SCAD and the Art Institute of Atlanta, are given to students across the district. Last year the competition awarded four college scholarships worth a total of $35,000.
Since 2007, Congressman Johnson has awarded more than $315,000 in arts scholarships to Fourth District students.
“Every year, it warms my heart how such a diverse and talented group of students compete in this annual event,” said Rep. Johnson.
For more information on the art competition or to submit your artwork, call 770-987-2291 or visit the Art Competition page under the "Serving You" tab on https://hankjohnson.house.gov/