The Columbus Human Rights Commission is pleased to announce the student winners of the 2018 J. Irwin Miller Art and Benjamin M. King Essay Contests. The winners will be honored at the Commission’s Annual Dinner Meeting, which will be held on May 17, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. at The Commons, 300 Washington Street. The theme for this year’s art and essay contests was “Fair Housing for All.” The following students will be recognized at the event:

2018 J. Irwin Miller Art Contest:
Elementary School Division: Beatriz Santana, St. Bartholomew Catholic School
Middle School Division: Grace Riordan, Northside Middle School
High School Division: Parker Scott, Columbus North High School

2018 Benjamin M. King Essay Contest:
Elementary School Division: Izabella Ross, Parkside Elementary School
Middle School Division: Ananya Adur, Central Middle School
High School Division: Riley Coers, Columbus East High School

Admission to the dinner is by advance ticket purchase. Tickets for the dinner can be purchased for $30.00 per person. Tickets can be purchased at the Human Rights Commission office located in City Hall at 123 Washington Street in Columbus, Indiana or online at Tickets for tables of 8 may be purchased. The deadline for purchasing tickets is Friday, May 11, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

EARLY TICKET PURCHASE IS RECOMMENDED. When Annual Dinner tickets have sold out, a waiting list will be created in the event of a cancellation. For further information, call (812) 376-2532 or e-mail The Commons is wheelchair accessible. For other accommodations or for financial assistance in purchasing tickets, please contact the Commission in advance.