WHAT: Thirty-five local students will be awarded cash scholarships and other prizes for their winning photos depicting Latino Life in the Rio Grande Valley. Over 250 guests will honor the Farmers Insurance Young Americanos Photography Competition winners at a reception following the unveiling of their winning entries. The winning students will receive over $6,000 in scholarships. The winning photographs will be on public display at the International Museum Art & Science in McAllen beginning December 14 through March 16, 2003. WHEN: Saturday, December 14, 2002 10:30 a.m. WHERE: International Museum of Art & Science 1900 Nolana McAllen WHO: 35 excited student winners and their families Members of the judging panel Representatives from Farmers Insurance, contest sponsors Special VIP Guests WHY: Young Americanos is a multi-faceted program that annually awards thousands of dollars in scholarships to students. Young Americanos was developed by Farmers Insurance as an adjunct program to the Smithsonian Institution's Americanos: Latino Life in the United States traveling photography exhibition which was on display at the International Museum of Art & Science in McAllen earlier this Fall. The Young Americanos photography competition is being sponsored locally by Farmers Insurance in partnership with the International Museum of Art & Science.
Additional details of the Young Americanos program can be found at www.youngamericanos.net.
For further information please contact: Melissa Leo, +1-956-682-1564, or Luis Sahagun, +1-323-691-6300, both of Farmers Insurance.
PRNewswire -- Dec. 12
SOURCE: Farmers Insurance
Web site: http://www.youngamericanos.net/