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Youth Art Contest for Hispanic Heritage Month

Deadline to submit artwork is Sept. 21

The Hispanic Leadership Outreach Committee at Sandia National Laboratories is partnering with Kirtland Air Force Base, NNSA Sandia Site Office and NNSA ABQ Complex to sponsor its Annual Youth Art Contest in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15th – October 15th). 

In 2014, we had over 100 art entries.  This youth art contest is open to all students.  The theme is, “Honoring our heritage. Building our future”. 

We thank you for your past participation and interest and hope to see many familiar names on the artwork this year. 

The deadline to submit artwork is September 21st.

For additional questions, please contact Erin Akinnikawe at 845-9097 ( or Elizabeth Lopez at 845-9709 ( 

For those who plan to mail the entries, please use the following address:

Sandia National Laboratories, Attention: Erin Akinnikawe, 1515 Eubank, SE, Mail Stop 1085, Albuquerque, NM 87185    

Standard delivery is 4-5 working days, plus it takes one extra day to get delivered to the office.  Thus, to ensure your art entries arrive on time for the judging, there is a suggestion to mail your package by Friday, September 11th.  Also, please notify Erin or Elizabeth that the entries are on the way.

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