Monday, September 16, at the Eudora Welty Education and Visitor Center. Submission Opening for Scholastic Writing Awards. This competition is open to 7th through 12th grades statewide for public, private, and home school students. The regional competition is hosted by the partnership between the Eudora Welty Foundation and the Eudora Welty House, and is made possible through a grant from the C Spire Foundation. Deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. on Monday, December 16. Submissions must be registered online at www.artandwriting.org and mailed or delivered to the Education and Visitors Center. For more information, call Lee Anne Bryan at 601-353-7762.