Student Contests

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2015 LEO & ANTONIA GERSHANOV MEMORIAL STUDENT ARTS & WRITING CONTEST

 

New Lives New WorldIllinois students in grades 7 through 12 are invited to enter this year’s competition. They are challenged to respond to the theme: New Lives, New World: Survivors in the Aftermath of the Holocaust.

Entries may take the form of 2-dimensional artwork, poetry, short story, or musical composition. Submissions should focus on how survivors of the Holocaust met the challenges they encountered following World War II.

Deadline for all entries is January 26, 2015.

For complete contest details and entry guidelines, click here.

Entries will be accepted by electronic submission only. The entry form will be available in November.

For additional information, please contact contest@ilhmec.org, or call 847.967.4842.

 

Leo and Antonia Gershanov survived the Holocaust. They settled in Chicago following World War II and devoted time and resources to the fight against discrimination and prejudice. This legacy was passed on to their children and grandchildren, who have graciously sponsored this contest in their memory.

 

 

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