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Dance Choreography

Dance Choreography is the act of creating movement. The choreographer (student submitting entry) may be the performer or one of the performers, but the choreographer does not have to perform in the entry.

Film Production

Film Production is the process of making a film. The producer (student submitting the entry) is not required to appear in the film but if the student chooses to, a camera tripod may be used. All screenwriting, directing, camera/filming and editing must be done by the student producer.

Literature

Literature is the art of writing. The author (student submitting entry) is a person who expresses their own thoughts and ideas through the use of words. Authors submit a single literary work, handwritten or typed, using grade-appropriate grammar, punctuation and spelling.

Visual Arts

Visual Arts include many art forms that are visual in nature. The artist (student submitting entry) is a person who captures their own thoughts and ideas to create a visual piece of art.

Photography

Photography includes a single photo, panoramic, photomontage, a multiple exposure, negative sandwich or photogram. Original black-and-white and color images are accepted. Entrant must be the one to take the photograph. Must be mounted or matted on cardboard matte, poster board, or other sturdy material.

Music Composition

Music Composition is the process of creating a new piece of music. The composer (student submitting entry) is a person who expresses their own thoughts and ideas through the use of sound. The student composer may submit an entry performed by an individual or group and/or make use of a sound library generated performance of a composed score. Student composers are not required to perform their composition.

Congratulations!

2023-2024
 

Hanover County Reflections Winners
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Film Production

Primary

*Outstanding Interpretation-Gracelyn Cox (South Anna ES)

Award of Excellence-Issac Hall (Cool Spring ES)

Intermediate

*Outstanding Interpretation-Levi Robinson (Pole Green ES)

Award of Excellence-Amaya Santiago (South Anna ES)

Award of Merit-Antony Ordaz (Mechanicsville ES)

Middle School

Outstanding Interpretation-Tyler Shelton (Oak Knoll MS)

Special Artist

*will move on to National PTA competition*Outstanding Interpretation-Lochlan Howell (Kersey Creek ES PTA)

Musical Composition

Primary

                                                                 Outstanding Interpretation-Sierra Graham (Kersey Creek ES)

              Award of Excellence-Ellie Purcell (Beaverdam ES )

       Intermediate

*will go on to National PTA CompetitionOutstanding Interpretation-Amaya Santiago (South Anna ES)

Award of Excellence-John Perego (Kersey Creek ES)

Award of Merit-Eleanor Pratt (Pole Green Elementary)

Middle School

Outstanding Interpretation-Caroline Hubert (Oak Knoll MS)

Award of Excellence-Jaxen Santiago (Liberty MS)

High School

Outstanding Interpretation-Evelyn Canada (Hanover HS)

Dance Choreography

Primary

Outstanding Interpretation-Molly Hudson (Elmont ES )

Award of Excellence-Caroline Robertson (Kersey Creek ES)

Award of Merit-Grayclyn Taylor (Beaverdam ES)

Intermediate

*Outstanding Interpretation-Caroline Farmer (Pearsons Corner ES)

Award of Excellence-Kaylee Hall (Laurel Meadow ES )

Award of Merit-Amaya Santiago (South Anna ES )

Middle School

*Outstanding Interpretation-Emmett Hallstrom (Liberty MS )

Photography

Primary

Outstanding Interpretation-Maggie Hawks (Mechanicsville ES)

Award of Excellence-Callen Campbell (Washington Henry ES)

Award of Merit-Holland Strait (South Anna ES)

Intermediate

Outstanding Interpretation-Mark Lee (Laurel Meadow ES )

Award of Excellence-Jillian Farmer (Pearson's Corner ES)

Award of Merit-Vivienne Cox (South Anna ES)

Middle School

*Outstanding Interpretation-Matthew Lee (Bell Creek MS)

Award of Excellence-Adam Cornett (Oak Knoll MS)

Award of Merit-Nicholas Tao-Mast (Liberty MS)

High School

Outstanding Interpretation-Eliza Wilson (Atlee HS)

Award of Excellence-Abigail Snider (Hanover HS)

Literature

Primary

Outstanding Interpretation-Gracelyn Cox (South Anna ES)

Award of Excellence-Jeremiah Davis (Laurel Meadow ES)

Award of Merit-Sathyasri Saravanan (Pearson's Corner ES)

Intermediate

Outstanding Interpretation-Lilly Parris (Elmont ES)

Award of Excellence -Vivienne Cox (South Anna ES)

Award of Merit-Nicole Mosegui (Cold Habor ES)

Middle School

Outstanding Interpretation-Cheyenne Hyra (Chickahominy MS)

Award of Excellence-Lorelai Doran (Liberty MS)

Award of Merit-Madelynn Davis (Bell Creek MS)

High School

Outstanding Interpretation-Peyton Walker(Hanover HS)

Visual Arts

Special Artist 

Outstanding Interpretation-Nolan Howell (Kersey Creek ES)

Award of Excellence-Emma Bruffey (Kersey Creek ES)

Award of Merit-Joselynn Coney (South Anna ES)

Primary

*Outstanding Interpretation-James Perego (Kersey Creek ES)

Award of Excellence-Aadvik Gunasekaran (Cool Spring ES)

Award of Merit-Gracelyn Cox (South Anna ES)

Intermediate

Outstanding Interpretation-Vivienne Cox (South Anna ES)

Award of Excellence-Selena Walters (Beaverdam ES)

Award of Merit-Samantha Davis (Laurel Meadow ES)

Middle School

Outstanding Interpretaion-Nicholas Tao-Mast (Liberty MS)

Award of Excellence- Mackenzie Black (Oak Knoll MS)

Award of Merit-Katherine Carlsen (Chickahominy MS)

High School

Outstanding Interpretation-Claire Hubert (Hanover HS)

* Student received award at state level (results usually available mid-March)

+ Student received award at National level

Reflections Awards Program Students in Pre-K through grade 12 create theme-based artwork in dance choreography, film production, literature, musical composition, photography or visual arts. Grade divisions are:

-Primary (K-2)

-Intermediate (Grades 3-5)

-Middle School (Grades 6-8)

-High School (Grades 9-12)

-Special Artist (All Grades) 

Membership in the Virginia PTA provides the opportunity to participate in the National PTA Reflections program. This competition encourages students to explore the arts and express themselves by providing positive recognition for their artistic efforts. Since it was founded in 1969 by Mary Lou Anderson, millions of students have benefited from this program.

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