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Public Service Recognition Week

Poster Contest



This contest provides an opportunity to increase the awareness among children of the achievements and contributions of state employees in the workplace and the communities.


"Public Employees - great people doing great jobs"


All children in the age groups shown below are encouraged to participate in the contest. Relatives of state employees are eligible. However, members of the judges’ family such as a child, grandchild or other relative or person with whom the judge maintains a close familial relationship are ineligible.


September 11, 2015

Entries should be sent to

Personnel Cabinet, Office of Employee Relations
Attention: Mandi Flynn
State Office Building, 3rd Floor
501 High Street
Frankfort, KY 40601

 Age Groups

Entries will be judged in 3 classes.
I. Ages 6-9
II. Ages 10-13
III. Ages 14-18


The first place winners of each age group will win a $100.00 award. All entries will be judged anonymously by a panel of judges selected within the Personnel Cabinet. Beginning September 21, 2015 winners can be viewed here.  

Contest Rules

Posters should be submitted on paper no larger than 11 3/4 x 16 1/2 inches. Do not frame, or outline with borders. Please, no computer generated art work.

Any of the following media are permitted: color crayons, watercolor, acrylic, oil, indelible marker pens, felt-tip pens, soft ball-point pens, colored pencils or indelible ink. No charcoal or other non-permanent medium may be used.

Full name, address, age and name of school must be printed on the form below and affixed securely to the back of the poster.

Parent, guardian, or teacher must certify authenticity of artwork by completing the Certificate of Authenticity.

Failure to follow contest rules will result in disqualification.

Reproduction Rights
Posters will not be returned. Artwork will become the property of the KY Personnel Cabinet and may be displayed in publications and/or promotions.

See the judging criteria



Contact Us

Office of Employee Relations
Employee Recognition Branch