Plethora of students win PTA Reflections awards

Twenty Mercer Island students from kindergarten through high school recently won their respective divisions in the PTA Reflections competition titled “I Will Change the World By….” Reflections is a national PTA arts recognition program.

The following winners’ entries were forwarded to the Reflections Washington state competition:


Ashwin Krishnaswamy, Literature, “Perseverance”

Alana Yang, Visual Arts, “The Theory of Success and Happiness”

Chloe Yang, Photography, “One Note at a Time”

Ryan His, Music Composition, “To Hope is to Heal”

Sasha Nelson, Film Production, “Communication Innovation”

Sasha Nelson, Dance Choreography, “Stepping Out”


Madeline Rosales, Literature, “The Series of Incidents on Boardwalk”

Evie Pyeun, Visual Arts, “Helping Hands”

Aadyaa Singal, Photography, “Change Within”

Chloe Long, Music Composition, “Music & I”


Adrian Chan, Literature, “The Kind Bird”

Marcy Chen, Visual Art, “Home”

Fiona Stone, Photography, “Windy Day”

Pranit Pradeepkumar, Music Composition, “Muse of Creation”

Emelyn Colyer, Film Production, “Making a World a Happier Place”

Isabelle Loiselle, Dance Choreography, “Being Brave”


Olyve Ackley, Literature, “I Will Change the World: An Essay”

Elloise Spohm, Visual Art, “The World of Kindness”

Talia Mezistrano, Photography, “In the Autumn Sleeves”

Vivian Luo, Music Composition, “Magic Bird Lovela”

Pacey Vannatter, Dance Choreography, “I Can Change the World by Meeting New People”