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Growing Up Asian: Our Oceans Contest 2012

by megan on Aug. 9th, 2012 2 Comments

2012 Middle School Student Essay and Art Contest: Our Oceans
Presented by the Asian Pacific Fund and the California Academy of Sciences

coral_reef_at_palmyra_fish_gameMiddle school students can share their wonder of and desire to protect one of our most precious resources by entering our essay and art contest!

Growing up Asian in America is an annual essay and art contest. The contest always has a theme, and prizes are awarded each year. This year there is an added program with prizes for a science contest about oceans.

First Place: $500
Second Place: $250
Third Place: $150
Honorable Mention: $100

Get Inspired!

  • Visit the Academy for free with your family. The first 100 registered participants for the contest receive a free family pass to the Academy! You can also visit for free with the Check Out San Francisco Pass available at San Francisco Public Libraries or the Discover and Go Pass available at Oakland Public Libraries.
  • Come face to face with the creatures in the Philippine Coral Reef and California Coast exhibits.
  • Delve deeper into ocean ecosystems with the library resources and specimens in the Naturalist Center.
  • Participate in the Dive into Coral Reefs program at public library branches. Dates, times and locations to be announced soon.

Growing Up Asian: Our Oceans Contest 2012 >>
Our Oceans Contest Rules and Entry Form >>

Contest made possible through the generosity of Loretta Huahn and the support of the Oakland and San Francisco Public Libraries.

2 Comments So Far

  1. Ben on Oct. 4th, 2012 at 10:02 PM

    when did you guys tell who is first´╝č

  2. rochelle on Oct. 19th, 2012 at 4:32 PM

    We are in the process of reviewing the entries and judging should be completed by the end of October. Winners will be informed and announced shortly thereafter.

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