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Mercer Island School District PTA Reflections winners ’09-10

“Dreamscape,” by Victoria Yeh, won first place in the PTA Reflections Art Contest
“Dreamscape,” by Victoria Yeh, won first place in the PTA Reflections Art Contest '09-10 in the category of Visual Arts: Middle/Junior Division Grades 6-8.
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The PTA Reflections Art Contest awards ceremony was held on Feb. 8 at Mercer Island High School.

The theme was “Beauty is...”

Visual Arts: Primary Division Grades K-2

1st Place: Hannah Zhao, LKG, “Beauty is Nature in Peace”

2nd Place: Helen Olson, IP, “The Sitting Dog”

3rd Place: Rachel Shi, WM, “Nature”

Honorable Mention:

Sarah Fredrickson, WM, “Beautiful Umbrella”

Emma Poll, IP, “Beauty is Being Happy”

Kaya Jaecks, LKG, “Beauty is My Family”

Kaisa Olson, IP, “Buttercup”

Lea Hidaka, WM, “Butterflies and Flowers”

Evan Dickstein, WM, “Dunk”

Sophia Chen, IP, “Tropical Island”

Eden Voss, IP, “Raccoons Gathering Food”

Visual Arts: Intermediate Division Grades 3-5

1st Place: Zoe Sheil, WM, “Innocent Puppy”

2nd Place: Andy Chen, IP, “Beauty is in the Eye of the Forest Toucan”

3rd Place: Elaine Shen, LKG, “Fluffy Stuffys”

Honorable Mention:

Maximilian Paek, IP, “Graceful Eagle”

Sophia Schuler, WM, “Beauty is Bravery”

Sammy Sweet, IP, “Beauty is Nature”

Jane Voss, IP, “Surfing Bear”

Bryan Zhao, WM, “Beauty is Grace”

Annie Ritcey, LKG, “Splashing Water”

Visual Arts: Middle/Junior Division Grades 6-8

1st Place: Victoria Yeh, “Dreamscape”

2nd Place: Christopher Wang, “In China the Yin, Yang”

3rd Place: Sarah Sweet, “Simply Eternal”

Honorable Mention:

Julia Meade, “A Beautiful Girl”

Daniel Shen, “Autumn Harvest”

Visual Arts: Senior Division Grades 9-12

1st Place: Sooji Lee, “Beauty is Tangled With the Ugly”

2nd Place: Kara Glass, “Beauty is the Self Portrait”

3rd Place: Christina Sun, “My Cat and the Flower”

Honorable Mention:

Edwina Choung, “Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder”

Rosanna Lui, “A Beautiful Thing”

Rosanna Lui, “Mother Nature”

Christina Sun, “What a Beautiful Flower!”

Photography: Primary Division Preschool-Grade 2

1st Place: Bridger Bourke, WM, “Beauty is Far, High Up”

2nd Place: Maya Wong, WM, “Beauty is a Leaf”

3rd Place: Cooper Hand, LKG, “The Crab”

Honorable Mention:

Sarah Fredrickson, WM, “Two Cats”

Ruby Nielsen, LKG, “Waterfall”

Photography: Intermediate Division Grades 3-5

1st Place: Rachel Motz, WM, “Quadruple Nature Beauty”

2nd Place: Larissa Bitners, WM, “Beauty is Nature”

3rd Place: Elie Hess, WM, “Beauty is Riverside Garden”

Honorable Mention:

Lily Gile, IP, “Beauty is the Twinkle in the Eye of My Cat Levi”

Rachel Motz, WM, “Love in Flower Farm”

Trent Nielsen, WM, “Beauty is the Noon Sun”

Joseph Park, WM, “Dust Devil”

Jessica Ramseyer, WM, “Beauty is a Sunset”

Sam Rosenstein, WM, “Beauty is Nature”

Ming Wahl, LKG, “Peacock”

Photography: Middle Division Grades 6-8

1st Place: Elizabeth Bernstein, “Beautiful Pods”

2nd Place: Sumedhaa-Priya Kothari, “Beauty Below”

3rd Place: Joshua Park, “Sunset at the Grand Canyon”

Honorable Mention:

Sumedhaa-Priya Kothari, “Solemn Swan”

Anne Lepow, “Fall Time Beauty”

Kylie Quinn, “Beauty is a White Flower”

Daniel Shen, “Shimmering Sea”

Photography: Senior Division Grades 9-12

1st Place: Natalie Marr, “Her Name is Emily”

2nd Place: Caitlin Russell, “Experience”

Honorable Mention: Szu-Raj Kothari, “Arc de Triumphe”

Literature: Primary Division Preschool-Grade 2

1st Place: Noa Sorrell, LKG, “Beauty”

2nd Place: Randall Schulz, WM, “Love is Beauty”

3rd Place: Eden Voss, IP, “Babies”

Honorable Mention: Derek Wong, WM, “Beauty is Hawaii”

Literature: Intermediate Division Grades 3-5

1st Place: Ali Dickstein, WM, “Beauty”

2nd Place: Sophie Feldman, WM, “Beauty is a Day With My Family”

3rd Place: Nicole Kim, WM, “Beauty is…”

Honorable Mention:

Donya Derakshani, WM, “Beauty is Invisible”

Isabelle Knowles, WM, “The Four Seasons”

Rajan Parikh, WM, “Beauty is Nature in Different Forms”

Grace Wall, WM, “Beauty is a Snowy Owl”

Literature: Middle Division Grades 6-8

1st Place: Emily Menz, “The Heart Beautiful”

2nd Place: Cecelia Rosenman, “An Artist’s Eye”

3rd Place: Kylie Quinn, “Beauty is in a Rainy Day”

Honorable Mention: Kylie Quinn, “Beauty is in Energy”

Literature: Senior Division Grades 9-12

1st Place: Alisa Jion Kim, “Beauty is Perspective”

2nd Place: Kara Glass, “Inner Beauty of the Beast”

3rd Place: Eleanor Hildebrandt, “Blackberry”

Honorable Mention: Alisa Jion Kim, “Beauty is Mystique”

Musical Composition: Primary Division Grades K-2

1st Place: Hannah Zhao, LKG, “Beauty is Tinkerbell’s”

2nd Place: Peyton Mitchell, LKG, “Beauty is Playing Hide”

3rd Place: Ellie Gottesman, WM, “Beauty is a Rain Storm”

Musical Composition: Intermediate Division Grades 3-5

1st Place: Bryan Zhao, WM, “Beauty is the Magic of Winter”

2nd Place: Sophie Feldman, WM, “Things That Are Beautiful”

3rd Place: Verli Chen, WM, “Mrs. Bourke”

Honorable Mention:

Matthew Chansky, WM, “Beauty is Taking Chances”

Christopher Dierkes, WM, “Beautiful Beast”

Harris Hardiman-Mostow, WM, “Beauty is Taking Chances”

Evelynn Prewitt, IP, “Bells”

Annie Ritcey, LKG, “Sunset in the Key of D”

Musical Composition: Middle Division Grades 6-8

1st Place: Daniel Shen, “Volcanic March”

2nd Place: Evan King, “Sun Setting on Harstene”

3rd Place: Daniel Shen, “Seaside Serenade”

Musical Composition: Senior Division Grades 9-12

1st Place: Christina Sun, “Gulliver’s Travels”

2nd Place: Kevin Taki, “A Winter Day”

Film Production: Intermediate Division Grades 3-5

3rd Place: Adam Tucker, WM, “Beauty is Home”

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