Written by Danielle Couture
Willimantic, Conn. - Eastern Connecticut State University will celebrate its 125th Anniversary with a poster contest for local schoolchildren. The contest is open to students from all grades, kindergarten and up.
Students can use their posters to illustrate the progress made at Eastern or in their town. Poster themes can take place within the past 125 years, going back to 1889 when Eastern opened as the "Willimantic State Normal School" or focus on the present.
First, second and third-place prizes will be awarded at three different grade levels. For official contest rules and guidelines go to http://www1.easternct.edu/anniversary/files/2014/01/125postercontest14.pdf . Posters are due by 5 p.m. on May 2 in the Office of University Relations at Gelsi-Young Hall.
Any questions regarding the contest can be directed to Osborne@easternct.edu or (860) 465-5735.