'I Am Philadelphia' contest seeks city high school students

PhillyGoes2College, in partnership with Wawa Welcome America and Vanguard, is still accepting submissions to the I Am Philadelphia Contest! This contest highlights and celebrates the aspirations of our city’s young residents. Philadelphia high school students can submit original works in one of four categories:

  • Music
  • Visual Art
  • Spoken word
  • Investment

Winners of each category will receive one-of-a-kind prizes, including the opportunity to perform or display their work at this summer’s Wawa Welcome America Festival (June 19 through July 4, 2023) and a $1,000 prize per category winner!

Submissions are open NOW and will close April 14, 2023.

Learn more.