2014-2015 Reflections State-Level Winners

“The world would be a better place if…”

NCPTA applauds students and PTA families across the state for participating in PTA Reflections, a national arts recognition program that encourages students to explore their talents and express themselves. First-place winners will move on to the National PTA competition.

Congratulations to the 2014-2015 National Winners!


NCPTA Reflections Celebration

NCPTA will host a Reflections Celebration for state-level winners in first, second and third place. Special Artists and Theme Search winners will also be recognized at the event.

Saturday, April 18, 2015
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
McKimmon Conference and Training Center, NC State University
1101 Gorman Street, Raleigh, NC 27606

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Special Artist Winners

Outstanding Interpretation
Marquise McCutcheon, Ashley High School, Wilmington

Awards of Merit
Kylee Bowman, T.S. Cooper Elementary School, Sunbury
Logan Coleman, Southwest Guilford Elementary, High Point
Terrell Covington, Independence High School, Charlotte
Amanda Morgan, North Rowan Middle School, Spencer
Madeline Thompson, Farmington Woods Elem. School, Cary


Dance Choreography Winners

Primary (K-2nd grade)
1st Place: Ciera Roseboro, Edwin A. Anderson Elementary School, Wilmington
2nd Place: Destiny Ballard, Pleasant Garden Elem. School, Pleasant Garden
3rd Place: Lohitha Sai Vaddem, Alston Ridge Elementary, Cary

Intermediate (3rd-5th grade)
1st Place: Emma Grace Simons, New Town Elementary School, Waxhaw
2nd Place: Chloe Webster, Walkertown Elementary School, Walkertown
3rd Place: Caroline Etheridge, Altamahaw Ossipee Elem. School, Elon

Middle
1st Place: Alexandria York, Southeast Guilford Middle School, Greensboro
2nd Place: Brandi Alden, Bailey Middle School, Cornelius
3rd Place: Nicolette Gialenios, Martin Middle School, Raleigh

Senior
1st Place: Alexandra Jones, Northern Guilford High School, Greensboro
2nd Place: Darby Adams, South Mecklenburg High School, Charlotte
3rd Place: Jenny Liu, East Chapel Hill High School, Chapel Hill


Film Production Winners

Primary (K-2nd grade)
1st Place: Fareed Selim, Green Elementary School, Raleigh
2nd Place: Anirudh Sengupta, Polo Ridge Elementary, Charlotte
3rd Place: Hanna Thigpen, Morehead Elementary School, Greensboro

Intermediate (3rd-5th grade)
1st Place: Claire Campbell, John Van Lindley Elem. School, Greensboro
2nd Place: Chelsea Chhabra, Mallard Creek Elem. School, Charlotte
3rd Place: Cameron Joslin, Alston Ridge Elementary, Cary

Middle
1st Place: Tilly Boraks, Bailey Middle School, Cornelius
2nd Place: Jackson Robins, West Lake Middle School, Apex

Senior
1st Place: Abigail Whitaker, Panther Creek High, Cary
2nd Place: Cameron Brosnan, Lucy Ragsdale High School, Jamestown


Literature Winners

Primary (K-2nd grade)
1st Place: Yao Wang, McKee Road Elementary School, Charlotte
2nd Place: Meghan Lanzi, John J. Blair Elem. School, Wilmington
3rd Place: Sophia Stevens, Peeler Open Elementary School, Greensboro

Intermediate (3rd-5th grade)
1st Place: Dylan Kuntz, Rea View Elementary School, Waxhaw
2nd Place: Tucker Samuelian, Ashley Elementary School, Fayetteville
3rd Place: Lily Brigman, Hillandale Elementary School, Durham

Middle
1st Place: Tai Nelson, East Cary Middle School, Cary
2nd Place: Madison Hopkins, J.M. Alexander Middle School, Huntersville
3rd Place: Alexis Haig, Jay M. Robinson Middle School, Charlotte

Senior
1st Place: Jonathan Bethel, R. J. Reynolds High School, Winston-Salem
2nd Place: Madison Howell, East Forsyth Senior High, Kernersville
3rd Place: Melainey Unger, Middle Creek High School, Apex


Music Composition Winners

Primary (K-2nd grade)
1st Place: Nikhil Patel, Barringer Academic Center, Charlotte
2nd Place: Lincoln Staheli, Holly Grove Elementary School, Holly Springs
3rd Place: Isobel Shiffler, Brooks Global Studies Magnet, Greensboro

Intermediate (3rd-5th grade)
1st Place: Mayah Ding, Brunson Elementary School, Winston-Salem
2nd Place: Taegan Anderson, Providence Spring Elem. School, Charlotte
3rd Place: Upasana Lamsal, Ballantyne Elementary, Charlotte

Middle
1st Place: Maylin Napier, John M. Morehead Stem Academy School, Charlotte
2nd Place: Chester Tyson, Myrtle Grove Middle School, Wilmington
3rd Place: Cameron Woody, The Academy at Lincoln, Greensboro

Senior
1st Place: Abigail Carr, Middle Creek High School, Apex
2nd Place: John Davis, Emsley Laney High School, Wilmington
3rd Place: Michael Snyder, Lucy Ragsdale High School, Jamestown


Photography Winners

Primary (K-2nd grade)
1st Place: Maggie Shannon, Sharon Elementary School, Charlotte
2nd Place: Bailey Moss, Morgan Elementary , Clemmons
3rd Place: Luke Van Winkle, Northern Elementary School, Greensboro

Intermediate (3rd-5th grade)
1st Place: Thomas Stafford, Jesse Wharton Elem. School, Greensboro
2nd Place: Kylie Nerell, New Town Elementary School, Waxhaw
3rd Place: Ava Jessup, Middle Creek Elementary School, Apex

Middle
1st Place: Maia Porzio, Myrtle Grove Middle School, Wilmington
2nd Place: Jack Miller, Jay M. Robinson Middle School, Charlotte
3rd Place: Anna Pritchard, Northview Middle School, Hickory

Senior
1st Place: Helen McGinnis, South Mecklenburg High School, Charlotte
2nd Place: Emma Thomas, Emsley Laney High School, Wilmington
3rd Place: Victoria Chan, Holly Springs High, Holly Springs


Visual Arts Winners

Primary (K-2nd grade)
1st Place: Ian Rinker, Polo Ridge Elementary, Charlotte
2nd Place: Marley Paschall, E. K. Powe Elem. School, Durham
3rd Place: Sophie Lonergan, Huntersville Elem. School, Huntersville

Intermediate (3rd-5th grade)
1st Place: Hawon Nam, Weatherstone Elementary School, Cary
2nd Place: Athaliah Arnolda, Vienna Elementary School, Pfafftown
3rd Place: Olivia Yang, Barringer Academic Center, Charlotte

Middle
1st Place: Elizabeth Yates, Myrtle Grove Middle School, Wilmington
2nd Place: Sreya Halder, The Academy at Lincoln, Greensboro
3rd Place: Makenzie Blake, Carmel Middle School, Charlotte

Senior
1st Place: Matthew Bullard, Reagan High School, Pfafftown
2nd Place: Alana Hyman, Reagan High School, Pfafftown
3rd Place: Jordan Baratta, Holly Springs High, Holly Springs


Theme Search Winners

Collin Carter, Holly Springs High, Holly Springs
Kaitlyn Eklund, Highcroft Drive Elementary, Cary
Taylor Masten, East Forsyth High, Kernersville
Cory Woody, Smith Farm Elementary, Winston Salem