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Kentucky First Lady Launches 2019 Derby Poster Contest

Contest Encourages Students to Submit Original Derby Artwork Online

FRANKFORT, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--First Lady Glenna Bevin recently launched the 2019 Derby Poster Contest in an effort to encourage high school students across the Commonwealth to submit original works of art for a chance to be chosen as the Governor's Derby Poster to be displayed at the State Capitol.

"Matt and I are strong advocates of fostering creativity in the minds of our young people," said First Lady Bevin. "We believe that it is very important to give students the chance to use their artistic skills for a greater cause. It empowers them and gives them confidence to share their own ideas."

The Derby Poster Contest entry form is presented in a responsive design, allowing contest applicants the ability to access the entry form across multiple devices.

The contest form was provided by Frankfort-based Kentucky Interactive, LLC, aka Kentucky.gov, via a public-private partnership at no cost to the Office of the First Lady.

The submission form can be accessed via the First Lady's website (firstlady.ky.gov) until the contest concludes on Feb. 28, 2019.

About Kentucky.gov

Kentucky.gov is the official government Web portal of the Commonwealth of Kentucky (www.kentucky.gov). Kentucky.gov is a collaborative effort between the Commonwealth of Kentucky and Kentucky Interactive, LLC. Frankfort-based Kentucky Interactive provides a secure, mobile-friendly platform that allows government agencies of any size to conduct business online and improve public access to information. Kentucky Interactive is part of firm NIC's (Nasdaq: EGOV) family of companies.

About NIC

NIC Inc. (Nasdaq: EGOV) is the nation's premier provider of innovative digital government solutions and secure payment processing, which help make government interactions more accessible for everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies has developed a library of more than 13,000 digital government services for more than 5,500 federal, state, and local government agencies. Among these solutions is the ground-breaking personal assistant for government, Gov2Go, delivering citizens personalized reminders and a single platform for all government interactions. More information is available at www.egov.com.

Contact:

Jessica Sparrow
Kentucky.gov
(502) 875-3733 x127
Jess@kentucky.gov

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