K-12 Student Art Contest
"Sustainable Shipping for a Sustainable Planet”
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 "Sustainable Shipping for a Sustainable Planet" Art Contest! Two grand prize winners and ten finalists have been selected from all entries received. Each will receive a certificate and a calendar 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
Hsing-Yu (George) L. 2nd grade, Oster Elementary School. San Jose, CA, USA.
Ailed Ivana P.- 12th grade, Centro de Bachillerato Tecnológico Industrial y de Servicios 43. Los Mochis,
Hsing-Yu (George) L. - 2nd grade, Oster Elementary School. San Jose, California, USA
Ying-Chen (Sophia) L. - 5th grade, Oster Elementary School. San Jose, California, USA
Amelie M. - 5th grade, Blackrock Elementary School. Coventry, Rhode Island, USA
Camryn S. - 5th grade, Blackrock Elementary School. Coventry, Rhode Island, USA
Avin T. - 2nd grade, Mary of Nazareth School. Darnestown, Maryland, USA
Inuli T. - 5th grade, Mary of Nazareth School. Darnestown, Maryland, USA
Katie A. - 10th grade, James B. Conant High School. Grove Village, Illinois, USA
Ailed Ivana P. - 12th grade, Centro de Bachillerato Tecnológico Industrial y de Servicios 43. Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico
Kaiya J. - 8th grade, Elkridge Landing Middle School. Elkridge, Maryland, USA
Brianna M. - 7th grade, Bigelow Middle School. Newton, Massachusetts, USA
Camila N. - 6th grade, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School. Cordova, Tennessee, USA
Darrell W. - 10th grade, Carmel High School. Carmel, 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 sustainable actions the shipping industry undertakes to make the future better for people and the marine environment, or how shipping can be even more green for the sustainable future of our planet. The theme reflects the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) 2020 World Maritime Day Theme.
Thank you to everyone who entered and supported the "Sustainable Shipping for a Sustainable Planet" Art Contest!
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:
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.
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 promotes the development of competitive, sustainable, inclusive, and secure ports in the Hemisphere by actively facilitating cooperation between the highest governmental level and the private sector. To date, CIP has more than 40 private sector firms and institutions as Associate Members. Its priorities include, in addition to promoting the protection of the marine environment and sustainable port management practices, competitiveness and 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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