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K-12 Student Art Contest
"Seafarers: at the core of shipping’s future

Congratulations! 

On behalf of our partners, the United States Coast Guard (USCG), and the Inter-American Committee on Ports of the Organization of the American States (CIP-OAS), NAMEPA is proud to announce the winners of the "Seafarers: at the core of shipping’s future" Art Contest!  Two grand prize winners and ten finalists have been selected from all entries received.  Each will receive a certificate and calendars with the artwork from each finalist.  The two grand prize winning artists will also receive a $100 cash prize and a U.S. Coast Guard prize package. 

 (En Español:  www.namepa.net/concurso-de-arte)

And the Winners are...

Grand Prize Winners

Grades K-5

Ahdia M. – 3rd grade, Valley View Elementary School, Rocklin, California, USA

Grades 6-12

Jolie Z. – 7th grade, Wang Qi Art Institute, San Francisco, California, USA

Finalists

Grades K-5

Arianna B.  - 5th grade, College Park Elementary School, San Mateo, California, USA

Nathan B. – K, Cootes Paradise Elementary School, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Clara L. – 5th grade, Spicewood Elementary School, Austin, Texas, USA

Ahdia M. – 3rd grade, Valley View Elementary School, Rocklin, California, USA

Ada N. – 5th grade, Valley View Elementary School, Rocklin, California, USA

Hsing-Yu L. – 3rd grade, Oster Elementary School.  San Jose, California, USA

Grades 6-12

Amanda G. – 9th grade, The Pine School, Hobe Sound, Florida, USA

Ying-Chen L. – 6th grade, Dartmouth Middle School, San Jose, California, USA

Ava M. – 10th grade, Mundelein High School, Mundelein, Illinois, USA

Camila N. – 7th grade, St. Francis of Assisi, Cordova, Tennessee, USA

Isabel T. – 11th grade, Northview High School, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

Jolie Z. – 7th grade, Wang Qi Art Institute, San Francisco, California, USA

  

 About the contest:

Each year, the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), the United States Coast Guard (USCG), and the Inter-American Committee on Ports of the Organization of American States (CIP-OAS) invite students in grades K-12 throughout the Americas to create a poster on a theme identified by the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) World Maritime Day and related to the marine environment.  A bilingual calendar showcasing the winning entries is printed and available upon request!

This year, students were asked to submit an original poster that creatively depicts the vital role seafarers play in global shipping.  The theme reflects the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) 20201 World Maritime Day Theme.

Thank you to everyone who entered and supported the "Seafarers: at the core of shipping’s future" Art Contest!

Use of Submissions

NAMEPA, the U.S. Coast Guard, and the Inter-American Committee on Ports of the Organization of American States retain the right to use the winning posters, always making reference to the name of the holder, to project and promote their institutional objectives in any way deemed appropriate in the future (exhibitions, production of commemorative booklets or calendars, creation of CDs, projections on websites, etc.). Participants in this poster competition explicitly accept this condition and provide the “Partners” the right to use their posters. 

For more information on the diverse opportunities within the maritime industry, check out these links:

NAMEPA's Marine Industry Learning Guide

The Maritime Industry Knowledge Center

International Chamber of Shipping

NAMEPA Press release announcing winners

 

About Us:

North American Marine Environment Protection Association

The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) is a marine industry-led organization of environmental stewards preserving the marine environment by promoting sustainable marine industry best practices and educating seafarers, students and the public about the need and strategies for protecting global ocean, lake and river resources. For more information visit www.namepa.net.

United States Coast Guard

The U.S. Coast Guard is one of the five armed forces of the United States and the only military organization within the Department of Homeland Security. Since 1790 the Coast Guard has safeguarded our maritime and environmental interests around the world. The Coast Guard is an adaptable, responsive military force of maritime professionals whose broad legal authorities, capable assets, geographic diversity and expansive partnerships provide a persistent presence along our rivers, in the ports, littoral regions and on the high seas. Coast Guard presence and impact is local, regional, national and international. These attributes make the Coast Guard a unique instrument of maritime safety, security and environmental stewardship.  For more information, visit www.uscg.mil.

CIP-OAS

The Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP) of the Organization of American States (OAS) brings together the National Port Authorities of all 35 sovereign nations of the Americas and facilitates the development of competitive, sustainable, secure, and inclusive ports in the Hemisphere by actively facilitating cooperation between the highest governmental level and the private sector. CIP collaborates with its nearly 100 members, associate members and strategic partners to promote the protection of the marine environment and sustainable port management practices, competitive logistics, protection and security, tourism and services to ships, legislation and regulation, and social responsibility and gender equality. For more information, visit http://portalcip.org/.

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