Westminster, MD, Wednesday, October 11, 2023 – The Carroll County Board of Commissioners together with the Carroll County Department of Planning and Land Management are looking for high school students to participate in a youth recycled art contestRegistration for the contest is required and ends on October 21st.  The event will be the highlight of the county’s 2nd Annual Environmental Symposium on Saturday, October 28, 2023, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the Carroll County Agriculture Center, Alesia/Medford Buildings, 706 Agricultural Center Drive in Westminster.

Student participants will create artwork from recycled or reused materials with symposium attendees voting for their favorite projects.  All student participants will earn 10 service-learning hours, a portable power bank, and a t-shirt.  Additional prizes will be awarded for the top three pieces of artwork.

For more information or questions about the symposium, including how to get involved, contact Kelly Martin at 410-386-2566 or krmartin@carrollcountymd.gov.