The Multicultural Education Department

817 Bill Beck Blvd Kissimmee, FL 34744

Phone: (407)870-4848 / Fax: (407)870-4019

Belinda Reyes

Executive Director

Hispanic Heritage Month Photo Contest
Hispanic Heritage Month Photo Contest

In celebration of the Hispanic Heritage Month, the Multicultural Education Department of the School District of Osceola County will recognize the societal and economic contributions made by the Hispanic community in Osceola County.

According to the US Census, 52% of Osceola County population is of Hispanic/Latino descent. Every day, Hispanic/Latinos serve our community in many ways and through different fields such as education, health, business, safety, security, volunteerism and many more. This contest asks students to capture these contributions through photography. Students will submit a picture that reflects how they envision the contributions of our Hispanic community here in Osceola County.

Contest Guidelines

The following guidelines must be adhered in order to qualify for a prize:

  1. Participant must be a middle or high school student enrolled in a public or charter school
  2. One entry per student
  3. Picture must be
    1. taken in Osceola County within the contest timeline
    2. original with minimum editing such as contrast and/or saturation
    3. uploaded using the link located at by September 17, 2019. Follow the guidelines for submission:
      •           Grade_Lastname_Firstnamepic.JPG

    4. feature a Hispanic cultural practice, product or people that reflects a Hispanic contribution to the Osceola County community
    5. include the following:
      1. a submission form
      2. a photo release/waiver form signed by the student and parent/tutor Click Here to Download
      3. a signed photo release/waiver signed by people in the picture (if applicable) Click Here to Download
    6. saved as .JPEG, .JPG, or .GIF format with a resolution of 300 dpi, 2000 pixels wide and between 8MB to 10MB, with an sRGB color profile.
  4. Winners will be notified in writing through their school, followed by a phone call by Friday September 20, 2019

Award Presentation

Award winning and honorable mentioned photographs will be on display in the lobby of the School District of Osceola County Administration Building from September 24 to October 15, 2019.  In addition, the students who submit the top three photos will receive the following prizes:

Middle School Category

First place: $100 prize

Second place: $75 prize

Third place: $50 prize


High School Category

First place: $100 prize
Second place: $75 prize
Third place: $50 prize

Awards will be presented at the School Board Meeting on Tuesday, September 24, 2019.
Photo Contest Entry Form

Student Full Name:

Student ID Number:


Phone Number:

School Name:

Name of Parent/Guardian:

Teacher Name:

Name of Artwork:

Date Taken:

Where was the picture taken?

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