Art & Culture
Student Art Competition Winner Announced in Advance of 31st Annual SCI://TECH
CONROE, TX – Education for Tomorrow Alliance (EfTA) is pleased to announce Conroe High School eleventh grader Samantha Gallardo as the winner of the 2021 SCI://TECH Wright’s Printing Poster Competition.
Gallardo’s original artwork depicting the theme “Going Viral” was selected by a public vote from more than 60 entries. As the winner, Gallardo will receive a $250 Student Achievement Award. Her winning design will appear on promotional materials for the 2021 SCI://TECH Exposition, which kicks off on January 15.
SCI://TECH is a collaboration between Education for Tomorrow Alliance, Conroe ISD, The John Cooper School, and other area private schools that encourages scientific exploration. SCI://TECH’s 13 science, technology, engineering, and math competitions and events will take place in adapted socially-distanced or virtual formats throughout January and February with a virtual version of the Chevron Phillips Chemical Senior High and the Entergy Junior High Science Fairs running January 15-22.
A 2021 highlight will include a video version of the Huntsman Elementary Science Festival featuring students demonstrating hands-on projects kids can conduct at home. More than 4,500 K-12 students participate in SCI://TECH annually. Volunteers can get involved at www.efta-us.org/scitech.
Education for Tomorrow Alliance is a nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating education and community partnerships that advance student success. With innovative programs focused on career, leadership, and STEM exploration, EfTA is the portal through which business leaders can access and strengthen local education. For more information, please visit www.efta-us.org.