ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPCOMING EVENTS OF INTEREST
TO THE GIFTED EDUCATION COMMUNITY
ATTENTION STUDENTS AGES 8-18
2016 International Torrance Legacy Creativity Awards
The Honor and The Glory
A Grateful Heart
What A Mystery!
Couldn't Help Laughing
Journey to Forever
A Reluctant Adventure
Who Would've Thought
Exploring a New Universe
Students are encouraged to freely interpret these themes.
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. Access the 2016 Torrance Legacy Award flyer here.
EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR INVENTION AWARD:
We will begin accepting submissions on January 1, 2016. All Invention submissions must be postmarked by August 20, 2016.
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.
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.