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Massachusetts students in grades 3-5 are invited to submit their artwork for MEFA's 2012 art competition to win money for college 

 

MEFA’s 2013 College Savings Art Competition is now closed. To find out when you can submit entries for our next competition, join MEFA’s Community to receive updates as well as tips about saving and planning for college. 

 

 

 

About the Art Competition 

  

In the spirit of promoting arts education, MEFA — with support from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education — sponsors an annual College Savings Art Competition. Massachusetts students in grades K - 5th at all public, private, charter, and home-based schools are invited to submit a piece of artwork illustrating "What do I want to be when I graduate from college?" 

 

 

How the College Savings Art Contest for Kids Works 

  

Submit your student's entry to the College Savings Art Competition. Winning entries are awarded a monetary prize made payable to a U.Fund 529 College Savings Plan account. Prizes - including one first -, second -, and third - prize winner from grades K-1, 2-3, and 4-5 - will be selected on or about March 31, 2014 on the basis of originality, relevance of the art work to the topic "What do I want to be when I graduate from college?" 

  • Three (3) first prizes: $5,000  
  • Three (3) second prizes: $2,000 
  • Three (3) third prizes: $1,000 

 

2012 College Art Competition Winners 

  

In the past years, MEFA's College Savings Art Competition has received nearly 20,000 entries awarding over $200,000 in U.Fund 529 College Savings Plan accounts. 

 

MEFA would like to congratulate the following winners of the Annual College Savings Art Competition: 

 

 

 
 Grades K-1 
 

        1st Place 

 

2nd Place 

 

        3rd Place 

 

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Hannah S. 

 

Evan N. 

 

Collins M. 

 

Memorial School  

 

Hemenway 

 

Lincoln School 

 

 

 

Elementary School 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 Grades 2-3  
 

        1st Place 

 

        2nd Place 

 

        3rd Place 

 

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Amanda L.S. 

 

Savannah E. 

 

Regina P. 

 

Willett Elementary School  

 

East Elementary School 

 

St. Anna Catholic 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Grades 4-5  
 

        1st Place 

 

        2nd Place 

 

        3rd Place 

 

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Andrew T. 

 

Justin D. 

 

Alexander K. 

 

Estabrook Elementary  

 

Chenery Middle   

 

Home School 

 

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