All 6th-12th grade students in Tennessee and the Mid-South are invited to participate in Memphis Jewish Federation’s 14th Annual Holocaust Art & Essay Competition.
Students in grades 6-8 are invited to submit artwork and students in grades 9-12 are invited to submit essays, on this year’s theme of Courage and Hope: The Holocaust Through the Eyes of a Child.
Cash prizes for top winners in each category are provided by the Kaethe Mela Family Memorial Fund of the Jewish Foundation of Memphis. Kaethe, her husband Paul, and their 17-year-old daughter Doris were murdered in Auschwitz.
All entries are due by the close of business, Monday, March 6, 2023.
For more information, please contact Carrie Richardson: firstname.lastname@example.org
2022 Art & Essay Winners
1st Place: Bruce Black, Colonial Middle School
2nd Place: Yaheli Zalman, Bornblum Jewish Community School
3rd Place: Isaac Bendayan, Bornblum Jewish Community School
Digital Art Winner: Kayla Lam, Colonial Middle School
Honorable Mentions: Emely Herrera, Colonial Middle School; Ellis Jaffe, Bornblum Jewish Community School
First Place: Julia Zabek, Knoxville Catholic High School
Second place: Samia Islam, Marting Luther King Jr School