Student entries, judges needed for Human Rights contests

The Columbus Human Rights Commission is looking for student entries and judges for its annual J. Irwin Miller Art Contest and Benjamin M. King Essay Contest.

This year’s theme is “Living your authentic life.” One winner will be selected for both contests in three divisions by grade. those include grades 5 and 6, 7 and 8, and high school students.

A panel of volunteer judges will anonymously select the winning entries. Winners will receive a $100 award, an award-winning book, and complimentary
tickets to the 2024 Human Rights Commission’s Annual Dinner.

The deadline for submissions is Monday, April 30th by 5 in the afternoon.

Volunteer judges are also needed to judge both contests. If you are interested, you can contact the Human Rights Commission by Tuesday, April 25th. You can find more information on the city website at, by calling the department at 812-376-2532 or email at [email protected].