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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!

2019-2020

Hanover County Winners

1/14

Film Production

Intermediate

Award of Excellence - Savanna Bischoff (Cold Harbor Elementary)

Award of Merit - Jordan Adams (Cool Spring Elementary)

Honorable Mention -Violet Lambert (South Anna Elementary)

Middle School

Award of Excellence - Nuria Keel (Chickahominy Middle School)*

Award of Merit - Avery Pierce (Stonewall Jackson Middle School) 

Dance Choreography

Primary

Award of Excellence - Kylie Shumaker (Kersey Creek Elementary)

Award of Merit - Clara Sykes (Pearson’s Corner Elementary)

Intermediate

Award of Excellence - Nicholas Tao (John Gandy Elementary)

Award of Merit - Olivia Midgett (Cool Spring Elementary)

Honorable Mention - Eliza Freeman (Pearson’s Creek Elementary)

Middle School

Award of Excellence - Sammy Parker (Chickahominy Middle School)

Award of Merit - Avery Pierce (Stonewall Jackson Middle)

High School

Award of Excellence - Shavon Dabney - (Hanover High School)

Musical Composition

Primary

Award of Excellence - Jaxen Santiago (South Anna Elementary)*

Award of Merit - Elijah Dudkin (Elmont Elementary)

Intermediate

Award of Excellence - Gabe Gryder (Cool Spring Elementary)

Award of Merit - Caleb Morris (Laurel Meadow Elementary)

Honorable Mention - Andrew Wajciechowski (Elmont Elementary)

Middle School

Award of Excellence - Abigail Lee (Chickahominy Middle School)

High School

Award of Excellence - James Stephens (Hanover High School)

Photography

Primary

Award of Excellence - Vivienne Cox (South Anna Elementary)

Award of Merit - Levi Bennett (Pole Green Elementary)

Honorable Mention - Caroline Vick (Cool Spring Elementary)

Intermediate

Award of Excellence - Nicholas Tao (John Gandy Elementary)

Award of Merit - Natalie McGhee (Kersey Creek Elementary)

Honorable Mention - Cecilia Mineiro (South Anna Elementary)

Middle School

Award of Excellence - Emily Hunt (Liberty Middle School)

Award of Merit - Iliyana Britt (Chickahominy Middle School)

Honorable Mention - Juliana Klapper (Oak Knoll Middle School)

High School

Award of Excellence - Vance Woolard - (Hanover High School)

Literature

Special Artist

Award of Excellence - Stacylee Plantan (Oak Knoll Middle School)*+

Primary

Award of Excellence - Jaxen Santiago (South Anna Elementary)

Award of Merit - Gavin Gilhooly - (Washington Henry Elementary)

Honorable Mention - Lucas Turner (Henry Clay Elementary)

Intermediate

Award of Excellence - Shreyas Sharma (Pearson’s Corner Elementary)

Award of Merit - Sita Lewis (Cool Spring Elementary)

Honorable Mention - Anna Cridlin (Washington Henry Elementary)

Middle School

Award of Excellence - Jackson DeHaven (Chickahominy Middle School)*

Award of Merit - Ellie Agnello (Oak Knoll Middle School)

Honorable Mention - Beth Nevius (Liberty Middle School)

High School

Award of Excellence - Meghan Powers (Hanover High School)*+

Visual Arts

Primary

Award of Excellence - Greta Hackleman (Kersey Creek Elementary)

Award of Merit - Jack Hudson (Elmont Elementary)

Honorable Mention - Matthew Pedram (Pearson’s Corner Elementary)

Intermediate

Award of Excellence - Alison Jewell (Pole Green Elementary)*

Award of Merit - London Irving (Washington Henry Elementary)

Honorable Mention - Cora Strathy-Peloquin (Cool Spring Elementary)

Middle School

Award of Excellence - Sarah Waller (Liberty Middle School)

Award of Merit- Mary Catherine Casadonte (Chickahominy Middle School)

Award of Merit - Hayden Santasiere (Oak Knoll Middle School)

Honorable Mention - Liliana Chapman (Stonewall Jackson Middle School)

High School

Award of Excellence - Mikaela Higgs (Hanover High School)

* Student received award at state PTA level

+ 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.

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.

Contact Heather Bronson at hccptareflectionarts@gmail.com

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