Walled Lake Consolidated Schools will honor all Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) Reflections participants in a districtwide celebration on Monday, March 28.
Reflections is an annual arts program through the PTSA that offers students in preschool through 12th-grade the opportunity to create works of art for fun and recognition following that year’s theme in a number of categories that include film production, dance choreography, musical composition, photography, visual arts, and literature.
The theme for 2010-11 is “Together We Can.”
Each participant’s creative work will be on display at Sarah Banks Middle School starting at 6:30 p.m., with a program to follow at 7 p.m.
Among those honored will be eight state award winners, including three who have been chosen to represent Michigan as national entrants.
Megan Fogacs, 14, of Walled Lake Western High School won an Award of Merit in Photography for her submission in the senior division.
Walnut Creek Middle School student Jillian Papow, 11, was honored with an Award of Excellence and chosen as an national entrant in the middle/junior division for Dance Choreography.
In the senior division of Literature, Awards of Merit were given to both Rachel Sherman, 17, of Walled Lake Western, and Rachel Stolla, also 17, of Walled Lake Central. Also from Central, Sandeep Siva,14, received an Award of Excellence and was chosen as a national entrant.
In the senior division of the Visual Arts category, Anthony Sheldon, 16, of Walled Lake Central was honored with an Award of Excellence, while Walled Lake Western student Emily McGowan, 17, received an Award of Merit.
Jayden Baldas, 7, of Glengary Elementary was once again chosen as a national entrant and Award of Excellence winner in the primary division of Visual Arts. He won an Award of Excellence at the national level last year for his piece “Beauty of the World,” which was displayed in Washington D.C.