GREENSBORO – Vermont student artists, grades 7 to 12, will be eligible for a portion of $3,200 cash awards by submitting their wildlife art for the annual Vermont Student Wildlife Art Contest. The deadline to apply is March 17. There is a $1,000 first place and nine other cash awards that go directly to the winning artists. Flat (2-dimensional) art in any medium and depicting any species of Vermont wildlife may be submitted. An exhibition of the top 40 art entries will be held in late April at the Highland Center for the Arts. Rules and information (Prospectus) and online application form are at vtwildlifeeducationfund.org/. The contest is sponsored by the Vermont Wildlife Coalition Education Fund and the Highland Center for the Arts.