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Walsh University Announces 2nd Annual Catholic Schools Week National Photo Contest

1/9/2014 - 8:53 AM PST

Catholic PRWire

NORTH CANTON, OH (January 9, 2014) - Walsh University is pleased to announce the second annual Catholic Schools Week national photo contest.

Catholic schools have a rich, storied history of providing academic excellence within a solid faith tradition. In honor of this history and the theme of Catholic Schools Week 2014, "Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service", Catholic high school students nationwide are invited to submit a photo that best captures what Catholic education means to them. A panel of judges will select the photo that best embraces the spirit of Catholic Schools Week. Catholic Schools Week is January 26-Februry 1, 2014.

The winning photo will be part of a 2015 marketing campaign that celebrates Catholic Schools Week. The winning student submission will receive a $500 cash prize. Two runners-up will receive $250 each. In addition, the school with the winning photograph will be presented with a $500 grant to be used for programming in that school. The 2013 national contest, sponsored by Walsh, welcomed over 100 entries from a 10-state area.

Contest terms include:
Participants must currently be enrolled in a U.S. Catholic high school, grades 9-12
Email submissions have to include the student's full name, current school, grade level, phone number and address to be eligible
Submissions are limited to one photo per student
No retouched, filtered or software-manipulated photos permitted
Photos may be submitted January 27 - April 1, 2014
Winners will be announced April 15, 2014

For detailed rules and submission information go to

Walsh University is an independent, coeducational Catholic liberal arts and sciences institution that promotes academic excellence and diversity and provides close faculty-student interaction. It is dedicated to teaching its more than 3,000 students from 15 states and 31 countries to become leaders in service to others through a values-based education with an international perspective in the Judeo-Christian tradition.


Walsh University  OH, 44720 US
Kelly A Campbell - Director of University Relations,  330.490.7296


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