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Everest Academy is a ministry of Everest Family Church in Hayden. We offer freedom along with quality resources, information, activities and support to those homeschooling in Alabama. We believe that the parent has the best interests of their children at heart. We believe that the parent is the first and only teacher that a child needs. In keeping with this philosophy, we wish to be a very hands-off church "cover" school and allow the parent to lead and guide their children in the direction and at the pace they feel is best suited to their children. We ask only for what the law requires while offering support along with quality resources to aid families in their efforts.

Deadline March 18, Hanceville: "Arts in April Celebration" Art Entry

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College is seeking entries for its annual “Arts in April Celebration” planned for April 4-30 at the Burrow Center for the Fine and Performing Arts.

The theme for the 2016 exhibit is “Spring Upcycle” and participants are invited to create artworks based on general themes of nature, its beauty and in conservation. More specifically, this year participants are encouraged to use repurposed, recycled and found materials to create “upcycled” artworks which will become creative, imaginative and lasting reminders of our everyday roles as recyclers and partners in conservation.

Any imagery and subject matter which participants feel creatively communicate this theme is welcome. Artworks which do not relate to the theme of “Spring Upcycle” are still gladly welcome for exhibition in this community showcase.

The media categories in which artwork can be submitted include: drawing, painting, photography, ceramic/sculpture, computer art, multimedia and crafts. Each artist may submit a total of two artworks from any of the five categories. Only original works of art will be accepted.

Age divisions for the exhibition include: Kindergarten through second grade, third through fifth grade, sixth through eights grade, ninth through 12th grade, and adult. Any Wallace State student, employee, public and home school-aged children and adults in the Wallace State service area are eligible to participate.

The deadline for submitting is March 18. All entries should be ready and suitable for display when submitted.

Contact Adrian Scott at 256.352.8145 or adrian.scott@wallacestate.edu<mailto:adrian.scott@wallacestate.edu> for complete rules and guidelines or the Burrow Center for the Fine and Performing Arts front desk at 256.352.8277.

A reception will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 30.  The reception is open to all exhibitors and the public.