Three Westlake Students Receive Honorable Mention at State Competition
The Westlake Council of PTAs held its 2016-2017 Reflections Art Show & Judging on December 1, 2016 at Westlake Porter Public Library, and top entries recently advanced to the Ohio PTA State Reflections Competition.
Founded in 1969, the National PTA Reflections program engages nearly 300,000 students and their families in arts education activities each year—encouraging students to explore the arts for fun and recognition. PTA Reflections is a nationally acclaimed student recognition program to encourage artistic creativity in the classroom and at home. Students of all grades and abilities may participate, and students from all seven Westlake City schools took part in this year’s program.
This year’s PTA Reflections theme was ‘What is Your Story?’ and the following students won their divisions in the following categories at the Art Show & Judging on December 1: Film Production – Alex Spring; Literature – Sahana Herman, Grace Neubeck, Katie Willi; Music Composition – Andrew Bovenzi; Photography – Frankie Jacono, Sophia Jacono, Samantha Wohleber, Lauren Havelka; and Visual Arts – Jaden Jang, Samuel Jang, Macy Sinreich, Sara Massa.
Westlake Council of PTAs is proud to announce that three of these submissions earned Honorable Mention from the Ohio PTA: Jaden Jang’s ‘My Memory’ in Visual Arts (Primary Grade Division), Jake Hunter’s ‘Jake Hunter’ in Photography (Primary Grade Division), and Andrew Bovenzi’s ‘Discovery Prelude’ in Music Composition (High School Division).
Westlake Council of PTAs consists of 8 local PTAs organized under the authority of Ohio PTA for the purpose of promoting conference, communications, leadership development, and the coordination of the efforts of its member PTAs.