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 State Treasurer David McRae announced the MACS Art Contest for Mississippi children:


Registration is now open for the 8th Annual College Savings Mississippi Art Contest. The contest will run from February 1 through March 31. Students from across Mississippi will be competing for over $3,000 in Mississippi Affordable College Savings (MACS) scholarships by submitting an original piece of art based on the theme, “What do you want to be when you grow up?”

The contest is open to any Mississippi student from PreK to 12th Grade, whether in a classroom, through an after school program, or by homeschooling. A $500 Mississippi Affordable College Savings (MACS) scholarship will be awarded to the first place contestant in each of the following age categories:

  • Pre-Kindergarten – 2nd Grade
  • 3rd – 5th Grades
  • 6th – 8th Grades
  • 9th – 12th Grades

A second place prize of a $250 MACS scholarship and third place prize of a $100 MACS scholarship will also be awarded in each category. Students in PreK through 2nd Grade should submit their artwork on an official entry form. Students 3rd-12th Grades should submit their original 8.5″ x 11″ artwork using a medium of their choice. In addition to accepting mailed in art submissions, we are now accepting online submissions. You can email a completed registration form and a photograph of your child’s artwork to

To download a copy of the Pre-K – 2nd Grade CSM Art Contest Rules and Registration Packet, click here.

To download a copy of the 3rd Grade – 12th Grade CSM Art Contest Rules and Registration Packet, click here. is an online news source serving Simpson and surrounding counties as well as the State of Mississippi.


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