LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Dec. 2, 2009)—The St. Mary's County Department of Economic & Community Development recently held its annual Technology Handbook for St. Mary's County cover art contest for the 2010 edition. The contest, sponsored by The Patuxent Partnership with a $500 prize, attracted over 30 entries.
Edward Holton, Jr., a graphic artist for ManTech Systems Engineering and Advanced Technology Group in Lexington Park and a native of St. Mary's County submitted the winning design. Holton will be recognized by the Board of County Commissioners for St. Mary's County at the unveiling of the 2010 Handbook in January 2010.
Artists had to reside or be employed in St. Mary's County to participate; submissions were also received from the graphics communications students at the James A. Forrest Career & Technology Center.
Printed annually since 1995, the Technology Handbook is also available online in PDF format at www.stmarysmd.com/decd/handbook/.
The handbook is produced by the Department of Economic and Community Development.