District 34 State Rep. Abel Herrero is teaming up with the Texas Hospitality Association to fight underage drinking and to promote alcohol responsibility through a statewide poster contest.

The contest will award a 2010 high school graduating senior a $5,000 educational scholarship.

THA will award a $5,000 scholarship to the Texas high school senior who designs and submits the best poster conveying the message or theme: "If you are under 21, it's illegal to consume or purchase alcoholic beverages in Texas."

The winning poster will be distributed statewide to Texas establishments selling or serving alcohol.

The contest is open to all graduating Texas high school seniors. Artwork must be an original design and may be computer or electronically generated, hand drawn or photographed.

Students have until May 14 to submit their poster to THA. The winner of the $5,000 scholarship will be determined by a vote from each member in the Texas House of


For complete details on the THA $5,000 poster contest go to: www.texashospitalityassociation.com.