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Mayor Kasim Reed Launches Phoenix Award Redesign Competition

Contest invites college students in metro Atlanta to revamp the highest honor the Atlanta mayor can bestow on citizens, businesses and visitors

Post Date:11/16/2012 10:00 AM
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11/16/12

Thế giới cáNews Release

Thế giới cáMayor Kasim Reed Launches Phoenix Award Redesign Competition

Contest invites college students in metro Atlanta to revamp the highest honor the Atlanta mayor can bestow on citizens, businesses and visitors

 

ATLANTAThế giới cá – Mayor Kasim Reed announced today the launch of the redesign competition for the City of Atlanta’s Phoenix Award. This design contest is open to students enrolled in an accredited college or university in metropolitan Atlanta.

Thế giới cá“I am pleased to announce the redesign competition for the Phoenix Award,” said Mayor Reed. “The Phoenix Award is the highest tribute that I can bestow upon a citizen or visitor to Atlanta, and it symbolizes the best of our city. With the assistance of some of our brightest and most talented students, I am confident we will have a new and fresh look for this esteemed award.”

Students interested in submitting artwork must register by 5 p.m. on Friday, November 30, 2012. All design entries must be submitted digitally by 2 p.m on Friday, December 14, 2012. Entries will be accepted in two categories: two-dimensional or three-dimensional. Instructions on how to register and submit follow. The new Phoenix Award will be unveiled at the 2013 State of the City breakfast. There is no entry fee for this competition.

To enter, all contestants must first register and receive notification that their registration has been accepted. Interested students can find out more information about the contest and register for the competition at everafterbox.com/phoenixregistration

IMPORTANT DATES
Registration Deadline: Friday, November 30, 2012, at 5 p.m.
Artwork Submission Deadline: Friday, December 14, 2012, at 2 p.m.
Winning submissions will be notified by Friday, December 21, 2012.
Mayor Reed’s State of the City Breakfast Address: Scheduled for February 13, 2013.
Selected artist(s) will be recognized, and the winning artwork will be unveiled.

ABOUT THE PHOENIX AWARD
The Phoenix Award is the highest honor an individual or group can receive from the Mayor of Atlanta. The award recognizes outstanding achievements and service to the city, state, nation or world. Recent Phoenix Award winners include individuals such as Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunnus, five-time world heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield, Tyler Perry, WSB-TV Channel 2 journalist Monica Pearson and Turner Broadcasting System Chairman and CEO Philip Kent.

 

 

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For more information about the City of Atlanta, please visit http://everafterbox.comThế giới cá or watch City Channel 26. Follow the City of Atlanta on  and Twitter . Follow Mayor Reed on  and Twitter

 

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