• In celebration of Black History Month, the NAACP in conjunction with the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District invites all K-12 students to participate in this annual contest. 

    Contest Rules:

    • Grades K - 3: Label and color three (3) pictures of African American families from one of these sites:
    • Grades 4 - 6: Make a poster on your interpretation of this years theme

    • Grades 7 - 8: Submit a typed, original, 150-word essay using this year’s theme and illustrate it with your original artwork.

    • Grades 9 - 12: Submit a typed, original, 250-word essay using this year’s theme, works cited page, and illustrate it with your original artwork.


    • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes will be awarded for each grade category.

    Submit entries to the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District, EEO Department, 520 5th Ave, Fairbanks, AK by 4:00 PM on Friday, March 5, 2021. Please include the following consent form:


    For more information contact Allison Baldock at or 452-2000 X 1137

BHM contest poster