Wednesday, March 26, 2014
South Carolina PTA has announced the state winners in the 2014 National PTA Reflections Program. Students in Dorchester School District Two earned 22 state awards in the areas of dance choreography, literature, music composition, photography and visual art. All state Reflection winners will be honored at an awards ceremony during the 91st Annual SC PTA Convention on March 29 in Greenville.
Local PTAs organize the program each year and the students create artwork in the five arts areas interpreting a theme from National PTA. This year’s theme is “Believe, Dream, Inspire.”
National PTA Reflections is America’s oldest and largest arts education program of its kind. The program is open to students across the nation in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grades.
The winners are as follows.
Third place: Matthew Inglett, Newington Elementary
Second place: Na’la Clara Littlejohn, Newington Elementary
First place: Katrina Simendinger, Alston Middle
Honorable mention: Logan Curry, Alston Middle
First place: Autandil Todua, Ashley Ridge High
Third place: Devon Wernet, Fort Dorchester High
Third place: Abbangail Russell, Ashley Ridge High
First place: Eboni Johnson, Alston Middle
Honorable mention: Katie Schibalski, Summerville High
First place: Grace King, Knightsville Elementary
Third place: Dahlia Halabi, Rollings Middle School of the Arts
Third place: Noelle Taylor, Fort Dorchester High
Second place: Leland Blatchford, Joseph Pye Elementary
Second place: Megan Mowrer, Flowertown Elementary
First place: Marjon Berry, Rollings Middle School of the Arts
Second place: Naomi Matyscyk, Alston Middle
Third place: Alexys Bailey, Rollings Middle School of the Arts
Third place: Christine Smith, Summerville High
Honorable mention: Angelina Evans, Eagle Nest Elementary
First place: Nate McKinley, Summerville High
Third place: Dalexis Aldridge, Summerville High
Honorable mention: Eli Hummer, Summerville High
First place winners in each category go on to compete at the national level.
National winners will be announced this spring and will be honored at the National PTA Convention in June.
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