The Fair Housing Council and Savannah Chatham County School System present the entries and winning works from the 2015 Annual Fair Housing Council Poster Contest now through December 31 at the City of Savannah’s Midtown Municipal Building. This year’s Fair Housing Poster Contest features twenty-six posters created by students from Hubert Middle, Garrison,
Coastal Middle and Hesse K-8, relating to this year’s theme: Fair Housing: It’s not an Option, It’s the Law!
Posters were made in color on 11” x 17” paper and submitted to the Savannah Chatham County Fair Housing Council, Inc. in early spring.
On April 10, a panel of Savannah Chatham Fair Housing Council board members and community leaders met to select the winning poster from each school. From these entries, three winning posters were selected: 1st Place – Grace Warmkessel, 7th Grade, Coastal Middle; 2nd Place- J’Mya Cutter, 8th Grade, Coastal Middle; 3rd Place -Naythaniel Jackson, 7th Grade, Hubert Middle. The overall winning poster entry received a Kindle Fire, second place received a one-hundred ($100) cashier’s check, and third place received a seventy-five ($75) cashier’s check.
The City of Savannah is committed to provide leadership in fostering programs that educate and expose citizens to a rich and diverse range of cultural expressions, to support artistic programs. For a complete listing of the entries and winners of the 2015 Savannah-Chatham County Fair Housing Council Poster Contest visit www.savannahga. gov/arts.