ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPCOMING EVENTS OF INTEREST

TO THE GIFTED EDUCATION COMMUNITY 

ATTENTION STUDENTS AGES 8-18

2014 International Torrance Legacy Creativity Awards

Beyond Boundaries or Transcending Limits

Courageous Endeavor

A Huge Step Forward

Finding, Discovering, or Uncovering a Solution

Choosing a Brighter Tomorrow

Buiding Anew

Students are encouraged to freely interpret these themes. 

New! Invention Award

 ACCEPTED CATEGORIES:

Arts and Leisure

Science and Engineering

Toys and Games

Write a 300-500 word description and include 3D drawings or photos of all aspects of the invention. One invention accepted per category. Each student may submit only one submission for the category of 2D or 3D art or both.

Contact:
Connie Phelps
620.341.5817
cphelps@emporia.edu

DEADLINES:

We will begin accepting submissions on March 1, 2014. All submissions must be postmarked by August 8, 2014

ELIGIBILITY:

Students in grades 2 through 12. Please note, participants need not be enrolled in gifted programs. Students will compete in one of four divisions: 2nd & 3rd grades; 4th & 5th grades; 6th, 7th & 8th grades; or 9th through 12th grades.

 SPONSORS:

The National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC), The National Association for Gifted Children Creativity Network, the Torrance Center for Creativity and Talent Development, the Future Problem Solving Program International (FPSPI), Ignite Creative Learning Studio, Knox College, The Center for Gifted, a Northern Illinois University partner, and the Great Plains Center for Gifted Studies, Emporia State University.