Cook County State’s Attorney Kimberly Foxx recently honored 13 elementary school students for their award winning artwork that will be featured in the State’s Attorney’s 2018 Anti-Drug calendar.
The annual contest is open to all sixth, seventh and eighth grade students in Cook County.
This year approximately 800 entries were submitted. The three first place winners will each receive scholarships to the School of the Art Institute.
In addition to having their artwork appear in the State’s Attorney’s 2018 calendar, all winners received tickets to Chicago Sky and Chicago White Sox games; tickets to a Goodman Theater performance and the Brookfield Zoo; and a catered lunch provided by Vienna Beef.
The awards ceremony took place on May 31, 2017, 1:00 p.m. at the National Museum of Mexican Art and ABC 7 Eyewitness News Sports Anchor Jim Rose served as emcee for the event.