City Announces Winner of
All-America City Award Design Contest
This summer, El Paso was named as 2010 All-America City. The All-America City Award, given to ten communities each year by the National Civic League, is considered the “Nobel Prize” of city awards.
In an effort to boost community pride and encourage involvement, the City of El Paso announced a design contest to complement the El Paso All-America Award logo. Several very creative and inspiring entries were received but only one was selected a winner. Stephen Armijo of West El Paso submitted the winning design, titled “We are the Fabric of America”. The design drew from three key elements: the bright El Paso sun, the Franklins, and the American flag.
“As a native El Pasoan I am extremely proud of the city I call home. When I learned the Sun City was named an All-America City I was compelled to participate in the design contest,” Armijo stated. Armjo further commented on his strong desire to metaphorically depict El Paso as a patriotic city, and also as a city with the kind of civic qualities that make living in the U.S. great. Armijo dedicates his entry to his family, the citizens of El Paso, and the brave service men and women at Ft. Bliss.
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The All-America City Award symbolizes exemplary grassroots community problem solving and is awarded to communities of all sizes that collaboratively tackle challenges and achieve results. It’s an award for the entire community.