Picture a President Art Contest
by Betsy Howie
As we did in 2008 and 2012, Scholastic Reading Club marked the U.S. presidential election by sponsoring a "Picture a President" art contest early this past fall. This wildly popular contest gives students across the country the opportunity to research, create, and submit their own portrait of any of the 44 individuals who have served as president of the United States to date.
Because we received so many exceptional entries, Scholastic Reading Club expanded the awards, and this year—for the first time—one winning entry has been chosen for each of the 44 presidents. Each winner receives an assortment of U.S. history–related books, a collection of art supplies, and presidential memorabilia.
Please check out this one-of-a-kind portrait gallery of all the U.S. presidents!