Update – Winners announced!
UScellular announces the three winners of its third Annual Black History Month Art Contest with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Oklahoma County at a celebration at the club this week. The winning artists were awarded gift cards in the following amounts:
Makaio Robinson, age 10, received $250 for 1st Place
Landon Robinson, age 13, received $150 for 2nd Place
Malaila Robinson, age 9, received $100 for 3rd Place
Voting is now open in UScellular’s third annual Black History Month Art Contest with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Oklahoma County. Voting is available online, and the Oklahoma City metro community can go here to vote for their favorite piece of original art.
This year, UScellular introduced an exciting new element to the contest. For the first time, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Oklahoma County members were encouraged to create their original pieces of artwork in recognition of influential Black STEM icons, including historical figures, world leaders, scientists and educators. Six finalists were chosen by representatives from the Boys and Girls Clubs of Oklahoma County and local UScellular leaders based on creativity, quality, interpretation, clarity of theme and overall impression.
Voting will remain open until Monday, Feb. 28, and anyone 18 or older can vote for their favorite.
“We are thrilled to work with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Oklahoma County on this contest to help honor Black STEM icons and showcase youth in our community,” said Adam Dohmen, area sales manager at UScellular in Oklahoma City. “This year’s art highlights the artistic talent among the Club members, while giving them a chance to learn more about the impact Black people have made in STEM. We encourage the community to check out the art and vote online.”
UScellular is focused on addressing gaps in STEM education and is committed to connecting more than 200,000 of tomorrow’s innovators each year with the resources they need today to help shape future opportunities. For more information about UScellular’s corporate social responsibility initiatives, please go to https://newsroom.uscellular.com/community/.
No Purchase Necessary. Entrants who are minors must have parental consent to participate in the Contest. Official Contest Rules, including full entry details and Finalist and Winner selection criteria/voting are available by email request to USCDLMediaRelations@uscellular.com.