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Members:

President:
Linda Carroll
1st Vice President1st Vice President:
Faye Bonin
2nd Vice President:
Nancy Seward
Secretary:
Beth Uden
Treasurer:
Kay Harris
Parliamentarian:
Inez Logan
Board Member:
Delores Roesti
Conservation Chair:
Jean Priefert
Education Chair:
Marge Finley
Art Chair:
Wanda Marget
Art Co Chair:
Carol Bettger
Photography Chair:
Meleese Schmidt
Writing Chair:
Nancy Galaway
International Chair:
Louise Gipson
Public Issues:
Donna Lefler
Members:
Thelma Berggren
Connie Jo Felton
Karolyn Glenn
Lea Johnson
Michelle McCoy
Sandra Nelson
Marilyn Oates
Donna O'Brien
Cari Palmitier
Cip Chair:
Delores Roper
Members:
Marion Toon

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NEBRASKA WOMEN'S CLUB

PAPILLION WOMAN'S CLUB

FAIRMONT, NEBRASKA

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          The GFWC Fairmont Woman’s club offers several contests for youth in the area.  To find the rules for each contest use “Find” function on your computer to find the contest you are interested in from the list below.  Most Nebraska clubs offer this same contest so if you don’t live in the Fairmont area contact us or the Nebraska Federation of Women Clubs for a club near you.

          Also check out the page on this website on opportunities for youth.

 

Contest:                                                     

Youth Art Contest (K-12)                                            

Youth Photography Contest   (9-12)                  

Youth Music Contest    (7-12)                                     

Youth Poetry and Short Story Contest (K-12)            

Children’s Art Contest (K-4)                                       

Young Women’s Quiz Bowl (Middle School)                       

Young Women’s Quiz Bowl (High School)                                    

Literature Quiz Bowl            

 

YOUTH ART CONTEST

Any student from Fillmore Central School or any homeschooled student in the Fillmore County School district is eligible to enter the

Fairmont Woman’s Club youth Art contest.

 

The GFWC Fairmont Art Contest will be held in January 2015.

1st, 2nd and 3rd Places will be awarded in each grade K-8. 

1st, 2nd, 3rd Places will be awarded in each category in grades 9-12.  Certificates will be awarded. 

 

1st place winners from each grade K-8 will go to District and winners there will go to the State Contest.  1st Place winners in each category grades 9-12 will go to District and winners there will go to the State Contest.

 

RULES:

1.  Original work only.

2.  Maximum size 24 inches x 36 inches.

3.  Name and grade on the back of art work.

4.  Grades K-8 any media

5.  Grades *9-12

Possible categories:

oil/acrylic painting, watercolor painting, portrait, pen and ink drawing, charcoal drawing, Posters, pastel drawing, pencil drawing (black or colored, chalk drawing, sculpture (metal or wire, hand thrown pottery, clay, computer generated art, prints, collage,

ceramics, abstract, other Illustration original and copy work poems

 

HIGH SCHOOL PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST

The GFWC Fairmont Photography Contest will be held in January 2015.

World in Pictures

2 classes A. Color B. Black and White

3 Categories:

          1. Living Things – adults, animals, children, domestic birds, fish, flowers, insects, reptiles, wildlife

          2. Scenes – city, landscapes, rural, skies, sunrise, sunset, waterscapes, weather

          3. Still Life – abstract (any assemblage of objects, either in an arrangement or natural settings), buildings, monuments

 

RULES:

 1.  Any student, grades 9-12, from Fillmore Central School or any homeschooled student in the Fillmore County School district is eligible to enter the Fairmont Woman’s Club youth photography contest.

2.  For the Fairmont Contest the picture can be any size.  Winners that go on to the NFWC District IV contest must be 8x10.

3. Each photo must have the following information on the back: area name, category name; photographer's name, address & phone number; grade: name & state of sponsoring club; brief caption giving location and situation of the photo; photo title.

4.  Photos must be taken during the contest year (January 1 - December 31 annually.

 

 

YOUTH POETRY & SHORT STORY CONTEST

 

1.   Any student from Fillmore Central School or any homeschooled student in the Fillmore County School district is eligible to enter the Fairmont Woman’s Club youth contest.

2.   Youth from grades K-12 may enter one poem and/or one short story.

3.  Manuscripts entered may not have been published prior to the competition and must be original work of the author.  Authors must be of amateur status.

 

RULES:

1.  Short stories limited to 2,000 words.

2.  Poems can be any style. Minimum length is eight lines. The maximum length is 30 lines.

3.  Name and grade of author must be on the poem or short story.

4.   Entries are preferred to be written on word processors or typewriters.  Hand written work will be accepted.

5.  Winners that go to the state contest will need to fill out a consent form for their work to be published.

 

DEADLINE: December 20, 2014

Short Story and Poetry Contest entries will need to be to Nancy Galaway on or before December 20, 2014.  You can drop then at any Fillmore Central School office or the Fairmont Public Library.  You can also mail them to Nancy Galaway, PO Box 413, Fairmont, NE 68354 or e-mail them to ngalaway@windstream.net. 

This contest is held every December.

 

AWARDS:

Certificates for first, second, and third place winners on local level will be awarded in each grade, K-12.

 

From the first place winners, one poem and one short story will be picked from each of the following categories to be entered in the Nebraska Federated Woman's club Poetry and short story contest. 

Categories One - Grades K, 1, and 2            

Categories Two - Grades 3, 4, and 5

Categories Three - Grades 6, 7, and 8          

Categories Four - Grades 9, 10, 11, and 12

 

Winners on the state level will be published in the annual NFWC Women’s Club Anthology.  First place winner will go on to the national contest.

 

 

YOUTH MUSIC CONTEST

 

The music contest will be held in Seward, Nebraska in March 18, 2015. 

There are three categories: 1. Vocal 2. Piano 3. Instrumental

Any student, grades 7-12,  from Fillmore Central School or any homeschooled student in the Fillmore County School district is eligible to enter the Fairmont Woman’s Club youth contest.

Application forms need to be sent in by the first of March.

 

AWARDS:

First Place winner in each category - $50, Second and third – ribbon

Contact Nancy Galaway: ngalaway@windstream.net

 

 

Children’s Art Contest

Children’s Art contest for Nebraska Youth in Grades Kindergarten thru Fourth Grade.  The theme this year is the song “Beautiful Nebraska.”  The children are to read the song and depict what they think the song means to them.  These will be judged and there will be honors given near Statehood Day.  The deadline for these entries is FEBRUARY 15, 2015.   

For a form Contact Nancy Galaway: ngalaway@windstream.net

 

 

Young Woman’s Quiz Bowl - Middle School

 

Jr. High/Middle School Quiz Bowl Tuesday, November 18 ,2014

Seward Civic Center • 616 Bradford Ave, Seward, NE 68434 8:30 am - Register at Civic Center Auditorium

9:00 am - Quiz Bowl until complete

• Three Tourneys in One: (if numbers allow)

5th-8th Big School - 5th-8th Small School 9th Grade Big & Small School Combined

• Each team has four contests - at minimum - "Round Robin" tourney in the morning, "Single Elimination" in the afternoon

        Open to all Junior High & Middle Schools 9th grade can be high school, in Nebraska- Must Pre-Register

        Fee - $50 per Team

        Four teams (Maximum. two 5th-8th Grade teams & two 9th Grade teams) per school

        Teams will be drawn in advance

        Trophies to top two teams in each catagory

        Questions are curriculum based on math, science, literature, sports, social studies, etc.

        Deadline to Enter: November 1,2014 (or when at capacity)

 

Chair: Jean Kolterman

1059 Plainview Ave., Seward, NE 68434

dk05811 @windstream.net I

402-643-3803

 

                   Young Women’s Quiz Bowl (High School)                 

 

GFWC Nebraska Federation of Woman's Club 12th Annual

Young Woman's Quiz Bowl Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Seward Civic Center

          616 Bradford Ave, Seward, NE 68434          .,.

8:30 am ~ Register at Civic Center Auditorium 9:00 am - Quiz Bowl until complete ~~

        Two Tourneys: Big School - Small School

        Each team has four contests - at. minimum - Round Robin tourney in the morning, Single Elimination in the afternoon

        Open to all High Schools in Nebraska - Must Pre-Register

        Must be female and enrolled high school, Grades 9-12

        Fee- $50 per Team

        Two Teams (Max.) per Secondary School

... Teams will be drawn in advance

        Questions are curriculum based on math, science, literature,

sports, social studies, etc.

        Deadline to Enter: October 1, 2014 (or when at capacity)

          Chair:          NFWC, Jean Kolterman   You will be notifisd!

                   1059 Plainview Ave.        Watch/or mailing

                   Seward, NE 68434          to confirm!

 

 

Literature Quiz Bowl

in conjunction with Concordia University's Plum Creek Children's Literacy Festival

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Seward Civic Center

616 Bradford Ave, Seward, NE 68434

8:30 AM - Register at Civic Center Auditorium 9:00 AM - Quiz Bowl until complete

.. Two Tourneys: Big School - Small School

.. Round Robin Tourney in morning, Single Elimination in

the afternoon! Four rounds per team guaranteed!

.. Open to all High Schools in Nebraska

Must Pre-Register .. Fee - $50 per Team

.. Two Teams (Max.) per Secondary School ..

Teams will be drawn in advance..

Questions are Literature Based (includes grammar, spelling and journalism)

.. Deadline to Enter: September 10,2014 (unless at capacity before deadline) ...

          Chair:          NFWC, Jean Kolterman   You will be notifisd!

                   1059 Plainview Ave.        Watch/or mailing

                   Seward, NE 68434          to confirm!

 


 
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