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!

2020-2021

Hanover County Winners

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Film Production

Primary

Award of Merit-Benjamin Scharl (Cool Spring Elementary) 

Award of Excellence-Greta Hackleman (Kersey Creek Elementary) 

Intermediate

Honorable Mention-Savanna Bischoff (Cold Harbor Elementary)

Award of Merit-Emily D'Alema (Pole Green Elementary)

Award of Excellence-Carson Gourley (Cool Spring Elementary)

Middle School

Award of Merit-Madeline Sponaugle (Chickahominy Middle)

Award of Excellence-Bianca DiNatale (Oak Knoll Middle)

Musical Composition

Primary

                                                                        Award of Excellence-Greta Hackleman (Kersey Creek Elementary)

Intermediate

Award of Merit-Andrew Wajciechowski (Elmont Elementary)

Award of Excellence-Emma Speers (Battlefield Park Elementary)

TIE - Honorable Mention- Skye Hyra (Cool Spring Elementary)

TIE - Honorable Mention- Caleb Morris (Laurel Meadow Elementary) 

High School 

Award of Excellence- Fiona Berry (Hanover High School)

Dance Choreography

Primary

Award of Merit-Lily Pedram (Pearsons Corner Elementary)

Award of Excellence-Juliet Rachel (Cool Spring Elementary)

Intermediate

Honorable Mention-Rafaela Louriero (Cool Spring Elementary)

Award of Merit-Ella Davis (Cold Harbor Elementary)

Award of Excellence-London Irving (Washington Henry Elementary)

Middle School

Honorable Mention-Olivia Conin (Liberty Middle School)

Award of Merit-Abigail Etheridge (Bell Creek Middle)

Award of Excellence-Olivia Midgett (Chickahominy Middle)

Photography

Primary

Honorable Mention-Lucy McFarlane (Pole Green Elementary)

Award of Merit-Thomas Ray (Henry Clay Elementary)

Award of Excellence-Sara Kate Joyner (Washington Henry Elementary)

Intermediate

Honorable Mention-Gracyn Piques (Pearsons Corner Elementary)

TIE - Award of Merit-Noah Key (Battlefield Park Elementary)

TIE - Award of Merit-John Rachel (Cool Spring Elementary)

Award of Excellence-Natalie McGhee (Kersey Creek Elementary)

Middle School

Award of Merit-Ella Fox (Oak Knoll Middle)

Award of Excellence-Emma Pedram (Chickahominy Middle)

High School

Award of Merit-Reid Glass (Atlee HS)

Award of Excellence-Riley Dickensheets (Patrick Henry HS)

Literature

Primary

Honorable Mention-Samantha Everhart (Cool Spring Elementary)

Award of Merit-Layla Urban (Beaverdam Elementary)

Award of Excellence-Riley Irving (Washington Henry Elementary)

Intermediate

Honorable Mention-Abigail Moeckl (Pearsons Corner Elementary)

Award of Merit-Carolina Herrara (Kersey Creek Elementary)

Award of Excellence-Ava Mutty (Cold Harbor Elementary)

Middle School

TIE - Honorable Mention-Emma Parker Smith (Oak Knoll Middle)

TIE - Honorable Mention-Olivia Rene Morton (Bell Creek Middle)

Award of Merit-Shreyas Sharma (Chickahominy Middle)

Award of Excellence-Mark Thomas Wood (Liberty Middle School)

High School

Award of Excellence- Riley Dickensheets (Patrick Henry HS)

Visual Arts

Special Artist 

Award of Merit-Emma Bruffey (Cool Spring Elementary)

Award of Excellence-Jorga Janek (Oak Knoll Middle)

Primary

Honorable Mention-Mark Kadukammakal (Cool Spring Elementary)

Award of Merit-Natalie Scherer (Pearsons Corner Elementary)

Award of Excellence-Greta Hackleman (Kersey Creek Elementary)

Intermediate

Honorable Mention-Skylar Malpaya (John Gandy Elementary)

Award of Merit-Eleanor Scherer (Pearsons Corner Elementary)

Award of Excellence-Bridgette Hyra (Cool Spring Elementary)

Middle School

Honorable Mention-Dani Carreras (Oak Knoll Middle)

Award of Merit-Rasheeda Diong (Bell Creek Middle)

Award of Excellence-Lily DuFresne (Chickahominy Middle)

High School

Award of Merit-Riley Dickensheets (Patrick Henry HS)

Award of Excellence-Jada A Oakcrum (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 Lisa Bryant at hccptareflectionarts@gmail.com