2018/19 Reflections State-Level Winners

Heroes Around Me

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.


NCPTA Reflections Celebration

During the annual Reflections Celebration, NCPTA will recognize state level winners in first, second and third place as well as Special Artists and Theme Search winners.

Saturday, April 6, 2019
3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Check-in begins at 3:00 p.m.
Herbert C. Young Community Center
101 Wilkinson Ave.
Cary, NC 27513

Winning students receive two complimentary tickets courtesy of NCPTA.
One admission is for the student and the other for a guest. You MUST register online no later than March 29.

The registration fee for all other guests is $10 per person (children 12 and under are free).

Registration Links:


Special Artist Winners

Outstanding Interpretation
Eric Neugebauer, Durant Road Elementary School, Raleigh

Awards of Merit
Omar Adam, Athens Drive High School, Raleigh
Ian Brown, Cary Senior High School, Cary
Joey Iwunze, Northern Guilford High School, Greensboro
Brendan Rice, Athens Drive High School, Raleigh
Dylan Volk, Northern Elementary School, Greensboro


Dance Choreography Winners

Primary (K-2nd grade)
1st Place: Cameron Lewis, Middle Creek Elementary School, Apex
2nd Place: Griffin Kalavsky, Carrboro Elementary School, Carrboro
3rd Place: James Greene, Sharon Elementary School, Charlotte

Intermediate (3rd-5th grade)
1st Place: Ella Gagon, Ogden Elementary School, Wilmington
2nd Place: Gracianna Parsons, Edwin A. Anderson Elementary School, Wilmington
3rd Place: Ella Hodak, Carpenter Elementary School, Cary

Middle
1st Place: Myers Dumas, M.C.S. Noble Middle School, Wilmington
2nd Place: Dylan Szuch, Murray Middle School, Wilmington
3rd Place: Audrey Williams, Mills Park Middle School, Cary

Senior
1st Place: Kaylee Christmas, William A. Hough High School, Cornelius
2nd Place: Ive Jones, Apex Friendship High School, Apex
3rd Place: Emma Bailey, Northern Guilford High School, Greensboro


Film Production Winners

Primary (K-2nd grade)
1st Place: Knox Duncan, Beverly Woods Elem. School, Charlotte
2nd Place: Jasmine Walton, Abbotts Creek Elementary School, Raleigh

Intermediate (3rd-5th grade)
1st Place: Avni Choudepally, Cedar Fork Elementary School, Morrisville
2nd Place: Will Jarrett, Northern Elementary School, Greensboro
3rd Place: Milo Nooner, Holly Tree Elem. School, Wilmington

Middle
1st Place: Sabrina Layman, Bailey Middle School, Cornelius
2nd Place: Alex Dick, Martin Middle School, Raleigh

Senior
1st Place: Evan Daniel, Holly Springs High School, Holly Springs
2nd Place: Tilly Boraks, William A. Hough High School, Cornelius
3rd Place: Mary Louise Renegar, West Forsyth High School, Clemmons


Literature Winners

Primary (K-2nd grade)
1st Place: Savannah Cape, Middle Creek Elementary School, Apex
2nd Place: Eera Bhawe, Carpenter Elementary School, Cary
3rd Place: Rebecca Joel, Polo Ridge Elementary School, Charlotte

Intermediate (3rd-5th grade)
1st Place: Martin Cardenas, Ashley Elementary School, Fayetteville
2nd Place: William Britt, Kitty Hawk Elementary School, Kitty Hawk
3rd Place: Amulya Volety, Parsley Elementary School, Wilmington

Middle
1st Place: Delaney Atwood, Lufkin Rd. Yr-Rd Middle School, Apex
2nd Place: Chloe Calilung, Hanes Magnet School, Winston-Salem
3rd Place: Annabelle Aller, Paisley IB Magnet School, Winston-Salem

Senior
1st Place: Janjay Gardea, Northern Guilford High School, Greensboro
2nd Place: Aeris Gruber, William A. Hough High School, Cornelius
3rd Place: Julianne Gryder, Reagan High School, Pfafftown


Music Composition Winners

Primary (K-2nd grade)
1st Place: Soha Deshpande, Polo Ridge Elementary School, Charlotte
2nd Place: Jesse McArthur, Donna Loflin Elem. School, Asheboro
3rd Place: Declan Stephens, Irving Park Elem. School, Greensboro

Intermediate (3rd-5th grade)
1st Place: Kieran Smith, Northern Elementary School, Greensboro
2nd Place: Scott McFarland, Parsley Elementary School, Wilmington
3rd Place: Graham Baker, Kitty Hawk Elementary School, Kitty Hawk

Middle
1st Place: Seth Olanovich, Murray Middle School, Wilmington
2nd Place: Jolie Duquene, Martin Middle School, Raleigh
3rd Place: Marcel Huchvijda, Shepard IB Magnet Middle School, Durham

Senior
1st Place: Drew Gibbs, William A. Hough High School, Cornelius
2nd Place: Jasmine Marshall, West Forsyth High School, Clemmons
3rd Place: Julia Leeman, William A. Hough High School, Cornelius


Photography Winners

Primary (K-2nd grade)
1st Place: Richard Pascal, Aldert Root Elem. School, Raleigh
2nd Place: Zac Ro, McKee Road Elementary School, Charlotte
3rd Place: Anna Kaczmarski, New Town Elementary School, Waxhaw

Intermediate (3rd-5th grade)
1st Place: Ryder Cutts, Vienna Elementary School, Pfafftown
2nd Place: Max Saunders, Northern Elementary School, Greensboro
3rd Place: Lillian Marti, McKee Road Elementary School, Charlotte

Middle
1st Place: Claire Farrell, Hanes Magnet School, Winston-Salem
2nd Place: Peyton Cayea, Southwest Middle School, Charlotte
3rd Place: Addison King, Durham School of the Arts, Durham

Senior
1st Place: Makayla Patterson, R.J. Reynolds High School, Winston-Salem
2nd Place: Mallory Justis, South Mecklenburg High School, Charlotte
3rd Place: Abigail Patillo, R.J. Reynolds High School, Winston-Salem


Visual Arts Winners

Primary (K-2nd grade)
1st Place: Zoya Rahman, Vienna Elementary School, Pfafftown
2nd Place: Mallan Betts, Irving Park Elem. School, Greensboro
3rd Place: Noah Dondero, Kitty Hawk Elementary School, Kitty Hawk

Intermediate (3rd-5th grade)
1st Place: Hasini Kanthi, White Oak Elementary School, Apex
2nd Place: Eliza Rose Haugland, Parsley Elementary School, Wilmington
3rd Place: Weston Greene, Altamahaw Ossipee Elem. School, Elon

Middle
1st Place: Camille Gamino, Shepard IB Magnet Middle School, Durham
2nd Place: Virginia Fowler, Myrtle Grove Middle School, Wilmington
3rd Place: James Toon, Gray’s Creek Middle School, Hope Mills

Senior
1st Place: Jennifer Wah, Carrboro High School, Carrboro
2nd Place: Alexis Durah, West Forsyth High School, Clemmons
3rd Place: Reeve Metcalf, Hopewell High School, Huntersville


Theme Search Winners

Rachit Chandrakul, Jefferson Elementary, Winston-Salem
Lan Truong, Early College at Guilford, Greensboro
Avni Choudepally, Cedar Fork Elementary, Morrisville