GCS Students Honored as PTA Reflections State Winners

14 students chosen for projects showing how
“The world would be a better place if . . .”

"Greensboro, N.C. Tonight, the board of education congratulated the 14 Guilford County Schools students who were honored in the North Carolina PTA Reflections contest, a national arts recognition program that encourages students to explore their talents and express themselves.

Students were asked to create projects that fulfilled the theme “The world would be a better place if…” GCS students placed in seven out of eight categories. The winning students are:

Special Artist Winners
                  Award of Merit -- Logan Coleman, Southwest Elementary
Dance Choreography Winners
                  Primary (K-2) --  Second Place, Destiny Ballard, Pleasant Garden Elementary, Pleasant Garden
                  Middle --  First Place, Alexandria York, Southeast Middle
                  Senior -- First Place, Alexandra Jones, Northern High
Film Production Winners
                  Primary (K-2) -- Third Place, Hanna Thigpen, Morehead Elementary
                  Intermediate (3-5) -- First Place, Claire Campbell, Lindley Elementary
                  Senior -- Second Place, Cameron Brosnan, Ragsdale High
Literature Winners
                  Primary (K-2) -- Third Place, Sophia Stevens, Peeler Open Elementary
Music Composition Winners
                  Primary (K-2) -- Third Place, Isobel Shiffler, Brooks Global Studies
                  Middle -- Third Place, Cameron Woody, The Academy at Lincoln
                  Senior -- Third Place, Michael Snyder, Ragsdale High
Photography Winners
                  Primary (K-2) -- Third Place, Luke VanWinkle, Northern Elementary
                  Intermediate (3-5) -- First Place, Thomas Stafford, Jesse Wharton Elementary
Visual Arts Winners
                  Middle --  Second Place, Sreya Halder, The Academy at Lincoln

About Guilford County Schools

Guilford County Schools, the third largest school district in North Carolina, serves nearly 72,200 K-12 students at 127 schools. With approximately 10,000 employees, the district’s mission is to graduate responsible citizens who are prepared to succeed in higher education or the career of their choice. Guilford County Schools is a national leader in providing specialized schools and instructional programs designed to meet the educational needs of a culturally diverse citizenship. For more information, visit the district’s website at www.gcsnc.com."

- A Press Release

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