Congressman Jeb Hensarling

Representing the 5th District of Texas

Hensarling Announces 2017 Congressional Art Competition

Apr 6, 2017
Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-5) is inviting high school students across the Fifth Congressional District to participate in the 2017 Congressional Art Competition.

“Each year, this exciting competition provides Members of Congress the opportunity to showcase the artistic talent of high school students within their districts and acknowledge our nation’s gifted, young artists,” said Hensarling. “I am pleased to announce that the Fifth Congressional District is once again participating in the competition, and I look forward to seeing the artwork that our talented students submit.”

As in years past, the winning entry from each congressional district will be displayed in a special exhibit located in a corridor of the U.S. Capitol building. The winning student and a guest will be invited to attend a special reception unveiling the artwork in Washington, D.C. 

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Submissions must be delivered to Congressman Hensarling’s Dallas or Athens District Office by 5:00 pm on Wednesday, May 3, 2017.  Please include a 2017 Congressional Art Competition Student Information and Release Form signed by the student, teacher, and parent/guardian. 

The winning selection will be chosen by a panel of judges and will be announced during the month of May.  The winning student and a guest will be invited to attend a special-ribbon cutting ceremony in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, June 29, 2017.  Two complimentary airline tickets, courtesy of a major airline, will be provided to attend the ceremony.

District Office Addresses:                                                    

Dallas District Office:                                     Athens District Office:          

6510 Abrams Road #243                                810 East Corsicana Street, Suite C

Dallas, TX 75231                                            Athens, TX 75751

If your school will be participating in the contest, or if you need any additional information, please contact my Dallas office at (214) 349-9996.