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2022-2023
Launching Leaders in the Arts Awards Program

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---Sponsored by the Sarasota Branch of the National League of American Pen Women, Inc. (NLAPW)

 

---The awards are based on competitions in Visual Arts, Letters (Writing) and Music.

 

---The competitions are open only to SENIORS (females and males) in all public high schools in Sarasota and Manatee counties.

 

---Awards up to $2,000!

 

---The purpose of the awards is to encourage self-expression, creativity and foster further interest or education in the arts.

 

---In addition to receiving an award, winning students will perform, read or exhibit their winning entries at the Awards luncheon held at Bird Key Yacht Club on Wednesday, April 27, 2023 at 11:30 AM. Guests are also welcome to attend with a lunch purchase.

 

---Additional opportunities will be afforded to the winners to display their artwork, have their writings in print, and participate in musical performances as we help to “launch” our student’s future in the arts.

ORIGINAL ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED IN THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES

ART

MUSIC

LETTERS

Rules and submission guidelines for each discipline are located at the buttons below: