House Representative

White, James

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 04/02/2015

Representative White Joins Effort to Combat Underage Drinking

Austin, TX - The Texas Hospitality Association (THA) will award a $5,000 scholarship to the Texas high school senior who submits the best poster conveying the message or theme: "If you are 21, it's illegal to consume or purchase alcoholic beverages in Texas." A $2,500 scholarship will be awarded for 2nd place, $1,500 for 3rd and $1,000 for 4th. The winning posters will also be used in a statewide alcohol awareness campaign.

State Representative James White is honored to be teaming up with THA to fight underage drinking and promote alcohol responsibility throughout the state. "I am very excited about involving Southeast Texas high school seniors in developing a message that will combat underage drinking and remind all Texans of the need for alcohol awareness," said Rep. White.

The contest is open to all 2015 Texas high school seniors and artwork must be an original design that is either electronically generated, hand drawn, or photographed. All entries must be received no later than Friday, May 1st, 2015.

For more information and contest rules visit www.texashospitalityassociation.com or contact our office at (512) 463-0490 or (409) 283-3700