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Realizing the Dream

Realizing the Dream through Kindness and Respect for others

The 2022 Realizing the Dream Essay and Art Contest for Alabama students in Grades 6 – 12 is open now! Students interested in submitting an essay or art piece should do so using the registration link by February 1, 2021.

Student winners will receive a Chromebook and will be provided the opportunity to have their work exhibited at the Shelton State Student Showcase from March 14–April 10, 2022. Student winners will also be invited to attend and be recognized at the Realizing the Dream Performing Arts event on Monday, April 4, 2022.

Additionally, their respective schools will receive up to $500 in the form of reimbursement for educational resources and/or programming to support this important work in their schools. The Chromebook and a mock check will be presented at the schools of winning authors and artists.

Submit your artwork here: registration link by February 1, 2021.