Deadline near for highway poster contest

The deadline for Kentucky students to enter the annual highway poster contest is Monday. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is promoting the importance of removing litter from state roadways.

Students from across the Commonwealth are invited to submit creative works for use in the Adopt-a-Highway calendar for 2014. The contest is open to all Kentucky students of elementary, middle and high school age.

 "Through this program the cabinet hopes to increase environmental awareness and stewardship among children and to bring about a change in attitudes and behaviors with respect to littering," said Transportation Secretary Mike Hancock. 

 The entry form can be found at Click on art contest. Entries must be postmarked by Sept. 30, 2013.

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