What Home Means to Me

Deadline for submission to Rock Hill Housing Authority: April 21st
Poster Size: No larger than 22” x 28”

Contest participation is open to all children who live in Affordable Housing (Public Housing or Section 8). Submission must be created by only one person.

Age Categories: Elementary (K – 5th Grade), Middle (6th – 8th Grade), and High School (9th-12th Grade)

All entries must meet all contest rules, be accompanied by a completed application, and include a short narrative explaining “What Home Means to Me.” Click here to download application and narrative form.

The Housing Authority of the City of Rock Hill will award a $25.00 gift certificate for the best drawing and narrative in each category.  Winners will be selected by a panel of judges.

The Housing Authority of the City of Rock Hill will submit our winning entries to the Regional NAHRO (National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Organization) chapter who will then select and submit three (3) winning entries to NAHRO’s National headquarters in Washington, D.C.

At the national competition, there will be twelve (12) national winners selected and each will be receive a $100 Visa gift card. A national grand prize winner will also be selected and will receive an IPad. The grand prize winner and one member of their family will also be provided with transportation to and from and lodging at NAHRO’s Washington Conference in Washington, D.C. where they will be honored. The grand prize winner will also receive a framed copy of their original artwork and will tour Capitol Hill.

Parents encourage your kids to grab their paint, markers, and crayons.  And get ready, set, draw!!

Download the application.