•  NEXT YEAR'S THEME IS "Look Within"
     
    PTA REFLECTIONS WINNERS ARE ANNOUNCED!
     
    2018-19 PTA REFLECTIONS WINNERS -
    "Heroes Around Me" Theme
    STATE WINNERS:
     
    INTERMEDIATE DIVISION:

    Whitley Koopman - First Place Award of Excellence for her photograph "Helping Hands"
         Whitley's photograph will move on to the NATIONAL level competition! Congratulations and great job, Whitley!
     
     
    REGIONAL WINNERS:
     
    PRIMARY DIVISION:
     
    Whitley Koopman - First Place Award of Excellence for her photograph "Helping Hands"
     
    Ava Lombard - First Place Award of Excellence for her music composition "Love Everyone"
     
    HIGH SCHOOL DIVISION:
     
    Dylan Scotch - First Place Award of Excellence for his film productoion "Heroes Among Us"

     

    CONGRATULATIONS!  Great job ladies and gentleman!

     
     
    LOCAL WINNERS:

    PRIMARY DIVISION:
     
    Eliza Koopman - Visual Arts Category for her artwork titled "Firefighters"
     
    INTERMEDIATE DIVISION:
     
    Ava Lombard - Music Composition Category for her violin composition titled "Love Everyone"
     
    Whitley Koopman - Photography Category for her photograph titled "Helping Hands"
     
    Sophia Estevez - Visual Arts Category for her artwork titled "The DNA Tree"
     
    MIDDLE SCHOOL DIVISION:

    Lisa Lin - Visual Arts Category for her artwork titled "True Heroes"
     
     
    HIGH SCHOOL DIVISION:
     
    Devin Scotch - Literature Category for his poem "What Makes a Hero"

    Dylan Scotch - Literature Category for his poem "Cape of Leaves" 
     
    Dylan Scotch - Film Production Category for his film "Heroes Among Us"
     
    Devin Scotch - Photography Category for his photograph "Standing Amid Towering Giants"
     
    Dylan Scotch - Photography Category for his photograph "Quiet Hero at Work"
     
    Kaly Lin - Visual Arts Category for her artwork titled "Everyday Heroes"

    Dylan Scotch - Visual Arts Category for his artwork titled "Pollinators, Nature's Heroes"

     
    CONGRATULATIONS!  GREAT JOB LADIES & GENTLEMEN!
     
    The National PTA Reflections program is a National Arts recognition and achievement program open to students in pre-school through grade 12 in the areas of literature, musical composition, photography, visual arts, dance choreography, and film/video production. Prizes are awarded in all categories and in the past, Akron student entries have won regional and state recognition!
      
    The National PTA Reflections program is over 40 years old. Ten million-plus students have participated in the program since it was created. 
     
    The National PTA encourages its nearly 6 million members to be involved in key child education and welfare issues. The organization serves as an advocate for children and families in schools, the community, and before government agencies.
     
    For more information, go to www.nyspta.org or contact Theresa Mussell, Reflections Chairperson at pta@akronschools.org.