Monday, March 27, 2017
The Westport schools today announced student winners of the 2016-2017 PTA Reflections Art Program, a nationwide arts contest sponsored by the PTA that provides students with the opportunity for artistic creative expression and positive recognition for their efforts.
This year’s winners from Staples High School included: Literature “We Will Break Through” by Natasha Johnson; Film: “Moments” by Antonia Sousa; Photography: “Growing - An Upward Spiral” by Sarah Barnett; Dance: “Close to the Sun” by Colin McKechnie, and Visual Arts: “Sophie Elizabeth” by Sophie Driscoll.
Coleytown and Bedford Middle School winners include :Visual Arts: “My Piece” by CMS student Sophie Alcyone, and Dance: “Ballerino” by BMS student Jamie Mann. These students and their work will now move on to the national level for judging.
Additional Westport Public School students receiving recognition include:
From Staples High School: Maria Tergis for her poem “The Empty Project; Mari Sachs’2 watercolor “Something Magical; Christopher Russi’s film “A Day Having Daydreams,” and Nicholas Brown’s photograph “Transparent Future.”
Coleytown Middle School students also receiving recognition include Ava Flynn with her poem “The Difference Between Them,” and Julia Mellin in the Original Photography Category for her work, “Crystal Bay.”
Bedford Middle School students receiving recognition include: Charlotte Franklin for Music Composition, a piano piece titled “Bedford Blues;” Diana Hoffman in Visual Arts for her painting “Dream;” Elena Atlas in Literature for her poem “The Story of My Family Tree;” and Juliette Savarino in Photography for her collage “ Meditation and Yoga for Two.”
Students are recognized each year for their artistic ingenuity that brings a student theme to life in a way that is personal and meaningful. This year the theme was “What is Your Story.”
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