2018-2019 National PTA Reflections Awards


A panel of judges judged student entries across six different genres including Visual Arts, Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Photography and Music Composition. Reflections offers students the opportunity to create original works of art in the six genres. The theme for 2018-19 was “Heroes Around Me.


Congratulations to all the students who entered, and especially to the following who won their respective divisions and whose entries were forwarded to the Reflections State competition:


High School

Luna Chen: Shadow Thomas Dinh: The Heroes Around Us


Thomas Dinh  Visual Art  The Heroes Around Us
Luna Chen Photography Shadow
Manisha Munoz Maru  Music Composition Starlight
Lauren Pirak Dance Choreography A Hero’s Bare Voice
Zitong Wang Literature Papa
Walker Guerra Film Production  Not All Heroes Wear Capes





Jiaxin Luo: Helping Hands Hannah Stone: Anticipation


Jiaxin Luo Visual Art  Helping Hands
Hannah Stone Photography  Anticipation
Arman Najafian Music Composition Namaka
Sadie Danneberg Dance Choreography Everyone is a Hero
Jiaxin Luo Literature A Teacher and a Friend
Sophia Loiselle Film Production  Trees



Grade 3-5 Divison

Shae Wilson: Ewan Julia Shang: The Heroes Around Me


Shae Wilson Visual Art  Ewan
Julia Shang Photography The Heroes Around Me
Audrey Cui Music Composition Policemen to the Rescue
Sophia Chou Dance Choreography My Brave and Strong Friend
Steffi Kim Literature Dreaming of Stars
Alexander Maresov Film Production  Firefighter



Grade k-2 Division

Sidney Cui: Fourth of July Heroes Parade Ella Fleming: Remember Me


Sidney Cui Visual Art  Fourth of July Heroes Parade
Ella Fleming Photography  Remember Me
Owen Nelson Dance Choreography Dance of the Heroes
Arshia Singhal Literature Heroes Around the World
Isabelle Loiselle Film Production The Seattle Aquarium, A Hero


A huge thank you to all the Reflections Chairs who did such a fantastic job collecting entries, organizing the art work, publicizing the competition and assisting with Reflections this year.

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