Wednesday, Octobver 4, 2022
MONTEREY COUNTY – The Transportation Agency for Monterey County (TAMC) is holding the ”Move It Monterey County Art Competition” for Monterey County students in grades K-12 with a chance to win individual and classroom prizes.
The art competition is part of the Transportation Agency’s Safe Routes to School Program. Its aim is to educate and engage with students, teachers, and community members on how to get to and from school safely and encourages healthy transportation such as walking, bicycling, scootering, and skateboarding.
Students will be asked to draw their favorite way to get around. The winning artwork will be featured on safe routes to school program materials, social media, and the Safe Routes to Schools website: https://saferoutesmonterey.org/.
Three elementary school winners, three middle school winners, and three high school winners will be awarded prizes. Prizes include bikes, skateboards, scooter, helmets, AND art supplies for each winner’s classroom. All artists will be given credit, but full names will not be used to protect privacy.
How to Participate
Teachers and administrators can download the English language art competition form and the Spanish language form at https://saferoutesmonterey.org/2022/09/21/transportation-art-competition-for-k-12-students/. Entries for the art competition are due on Friday, October 21, 2022. Submissions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Winners of the art competition will be announced in November 2022.
For more information about the Safe Routes to School Program or the Art Competition visit: https://saferoutesmonterey.org/
The Transportation Agency for Monterey County (TAMC) is responsible for investing in regional transportation projects for Monterey County residents, businesses and visitors. The mission of TAMC is to develop and maintain a multimodal transportation system that enhances mobility, safety, access, environment quality and economic activities in Monterey County. For more information visit www.tamcmonterey.org or call 831.775.0903.
“The” Safe Route to School” is a TAMC program which offers tools, programming, and resources to schools, guardians, and communities aimed at improving safety and traffic around schools. The program’s goal is to keep every child safe and healthy by reducing the number of students involved in collisions to zero. For more information visit https://saferoutesmonterey.org”