Students Earn District Awards and Move on to State in Annual PTA Reflections Contest

Fifty-five Washington-Lee High School students entered the National PTA Reflections Arts contest this year.  Student entries placed in FIVE categories at the County level of the national contest, FOUR have been honored at the Northern Virginia District level, and ONE has now qualified for State recognition!

Award for Outstanding Interpretation of Theme / 1st Place Northern Virginia District:

                                                Cassia Block (12th grade) “Locker” (Film)

Award of Merit / 3rd Place:   Maeve Cantwell (12th grade) “Arlington: The Story of the World” (Music Composition)

Honorable Mention:              Carolyn Bradley (12th grade)  “Modern Day Nomad” (Literature)

                                                Foster Gray (12th grade) “Public School Adventure” (Photography)


In the first round of the contest, Washington-Lee’s 1st place student winners at the County level were Cassia Block (Film); Maeve Cantwell (Music Composition); Carolyn Bradley (Literature); and Foster Grey (Photography), and a 3rd place award went to Sierra Randolph (Visual Arts).

The Northern Virginia District Reflection Awards program will be held the evening of April 2st1 at George Mason High School, Falls Church. Results from the State competition will be announced in mid-March. The 2016 Reflections contest theme was “What Is Your Story?” Next year’s theme is “Within Reach

Congratulations to all 2016 Reflections honorees and to all Washington-Lee entrants!