31st Annual Poster Contest for High School Students

High school students (Only students living in United States are eligible to enter) in grades 9 through 12 are invited to enter our 31st Annual Poster Contest for High School Students by creating a poster interpreting the theme "You Can Make a Difference".


  • First Prize - $1,000

  • Second Prize - $500

  • Third Prize - $250

  • Up to five Honorable Mentions of $100 each


How to enter High School Poster Contest:

  • If you digitally created your poster, please submit it online below as a .jpg file.

  • If you draw, paint or hand make your poster please mail to:

High School Poster Contest 

THE CHRISTOPHERS, 5 Hanover Square, 22nd Floor New York, NY 10004

  • Any questions, please contact Youth Coordinator Sarah E. Holinski at  s.holinski@christophers.org

  • Entries must be postmarked by February 18, 2021




SEND ENTRIES TO: High School Poster Contest

THE CHRISTOPHERS, 5 Hanover Square, 22nd Floor New York, NY 10004

FOR MORE INFORMATION: s.holinski@christophers.org

www.christophers.org • 888-298-4050


*Note: If you have a digitally created poster, please submit online - Click Here

  • Posters must include the statement “You can make a difference” and illustrate the idea that one person can change the world for the better.

  •  Each poster must be the work of one student.

  • The poster concept and design and any photos or artwork used must be the original work of the student entering.

  • Posters must be 16 x 20 inches in size, including border or mat, if used.

  • If charcoal, pastels or glitter are used, the poster must be either laminated or covered with clear plastic.

  •  The following information must be included on the back of the poster: student’s name, mailing address, e-mail (if available), phone number, school, school address, teacher’s name and grade.

  • Please do not include glass, tacks, staples or any other breakable or sharp objects with your entry.

  • Flat shipping is recommended for the poster’s protection.

  • Posters will be judged on overall impact, effectiveness in conveying the theme, originality and artistic merit. Judges’ decisions are final.

  • Winning entrants who are U.S. citizens or residents will be required to provide their Social Security Number before cash prizes can be awarded.

  • All entries become the property of The Christophers. Posters Cannot Be Returned.


About THE CHRISTOPHERS: A nonprofit organization founded in 1945, The Christophers uses the media to spread two basic ideas: There’s nobody like you, and you can make a difference. This message, based on the concept of service to God and all humanity, is addressed to people of all faiths and of no particular faith. The Christopher motto is: “It’s better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.”


30th annual WINNERS announced Click Here 

1st Prize - Imani King-Southside Christian School
Simpsonville, SC
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