The annual Marine Art Contest for grades K-12 is underway -- deadline is May 1. The free contest is open to all students in grades K-12 (public and private schools, homeschool, art programs, afterschool programs, etc.). Sponsors of the contest include MA Marine Educators, NE Aquarium, Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, Center for Coastal Studies, and Whale and Dolphin Conservation. All participants receive a certificate of participation and winning artwork is featured in the next year's calendar and becomes part of a traveling exhibit that tours the eastern MA region. For a copy of the brochure or for more information, contact contest director Anne Smrcina at [email protected]