Health Huddle – Spectrum Health Student Artwork/Essay Contest

“Hidden History” Artwork & Essay Contest for Berrien County High School Students

Berrien County, MI – November 16, 2021
Spectrum Health Lakeland Hidden History Contest 2021

Spectrum Health Lakeland is hosting a “Hidden History” contest to spark youth engagement in U.S. history, bring awareness to events that have led to structural racism, and help students identify causes of health inequities. We’re specifically interested in showcasing the talent of Berrien County students through an essay and artwork contest. This contest is open to all students who are at least 13 years old and reside in Berrien County, Michigan at the time of entry.

  • Contest Details:
    • The contest takes place from November 1-30, 2021.
    • All entries must be received on or before Nov. 30, 2021, to be considered for the essay and art contest.
    • Submissions will be judged based on creativity, originality, relevance to theme, and for meeting all criteria.
  • Award Amounts:
    • 1st place: $500
    • 2nd place: $300
    • 3rd place: $200
      • In addition to a financial award, winning entries will be displayed on digital screens at Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph, and the Center for Better Health in Benton Harbor for 30 days (Dec. 27, 2021-Jan. 31, 2022).
  • Submission Deadline:
    • November 30, 2021

For more information including how to enter, go to

Be well,
Population Health
Spectrum Health Lakeland

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