The contest winners will share approximately $46,000 in prizes with their art teachers and their schools' art programs. The Grand Prize winner will receive $20,000 for his or her school's art department, plus $5,000 each for the winner and his or her art teacher. The First Prize winner receives $5,000 for his or her school's art department, plus $2,500 each for the student and teacher. In addition, one Honorable Achievement winner and their teacher will receive $1,000 each. The remaining six finalists will receive $500 gift cards. Plus, the high school that sent in the most entries per capita won $1,000 as part of the Teacher's Incentive Contest. This year's winner, Kearny High School of San Diego, CA, took the prize with an impressive entry submission rate of 7.84%.
This program is a fun and unique way to promote creative growth and encourage students to artistically express themselves; the contest not only gives students a national platform to unveil their talents, but also helps illustrate the importance of art education in schools.
For past contest winners, entry forms, delicious recipes, information about Lucerne® and Official Rules, visit www.ArtofDairy.com.
The Art of Dairy 2013 Finalists Gissella M. – Weber Institute – Stockton, CAHagen A. – Northwest Career and Technical Academy – Las Vegas, NVRachel R. – Sehome High School – Bellingham, WASierra N. – Sandy High School – Sandy, ORKayla A. – Northwest Christian School – Phoenix, AZYul J. – La Veta High School – La Veta, COMelissa P. – Tinley Park High School – Tinley Park, ILRiley K. – Loudoun Valley High School – Purcellville, VA Nhung (Julie) L. – South Grand Prairie High School – Grand Prairie, TXAbout Safeway www.Safeway.com Safeway Inc. is a Fortune 100 company and one of the largest food and drug retailers in North America, based on sales. The company operates 1,641 stores in the United States and western Canada and had annual sales of $44.2 billion in 2012. The company's common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol SWY. CONTACT: Teena Massingill, 925-467-3810, Teena.Massingill@Safeway.com SOURCE Safeway Inc.