LegiSchool Project seeks photo contest entries

The theme of this year’s annual LegiSchool photo contest is “California Through My Eyes.” Eligibility is limited to current California high school students, including 2014 graduates.

The LegiSchool Project is a civic education collaboration between California State University, Sacramento and the California Legislature, administered by the Center for California Studies.

Students are being asked how they envision California: Farms or mountains? People or prairies? High-rise buildings or wide-open spaces? They are to step behind the camera lens and capture an image that represents California. The photo can be of a person, place or thing.

Entrants are asked to be creative and submit the following:

• One original 8-by-10-inch photograph (color or black and white), printed on photo paper

• An entry label attached to the back, right-hand corner of the photo

• Permission form, signed and initialed

Essays must be 150 words or fewer, explaining why the photo represents California.

The winner will receive $150 and four runners-up will receive $100 each. All entries will remain the property of the LegiSchool Project for the purpose of display.

Mail the entry to: The LegiSchool Project, Center for California Studies, Sacramento State, 6000 J St., Sacramento, 95819-6081

The entry label and permission form can be found at Entries must be postmarked by Friday, May 9.

California State Unversity, Sacramento

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