Tulare County DA office launches Victims' Rights art contest for high schools

The Fresno BeeFebruary 15, 2014 

Tulare County District Attorney Tim Ward announced the launch of the 2014 Victims' Rights Week high school art contest.

The event will highlight victims' rights through the creativity of students, Ward said.

The art contest coincides with the National Crime Victims' Rights Week observed April 6-12.

Students from Tulare County high schools can participate in the event. All artwork entries will be displayed at the DA's office at the Visalia courthouse April 14-18.

The winning artwork will be produced on more than 1,000 T-shirts that will be distributed at Victims' Rights Week events. The winner will also receive a plaque and a grand prize of gift cards valued at more than $250.

Entries are due by March 7. Rules, registration forms and information about the contest can be found at www.da-tulareco.org.

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