Highland Village students advance to nationals in arts contests

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Dylan James Shaw

Two Lewisville ISD students who attend schools in Highland Village have received the Overall Award of Excellence at the state level of the PTA Reflections arts program and have advanced to National PTA for the final round of judging, according to a LISD PTA news release.

Lucas Burton Brasher of Briarhill Middle School PTA advanced in the Middle School photography category, and Dylan James Shaw of Heritage Elementary School PTA advanced in the special artist music composition category. Dylan James received the Award of Excellence at the National PTA level last year in the same category.

In addition, Lewisville ISD students earned five Awards of Excellence, two Awards of Merit, and six Honorable Mentions at the state level. Five other students received Participation recognition:

Lucas Burton Brasher

Awards of Excellence
Reyna Daniels, Castle Hills Elementary School PTA, Intermediate Literature, “If We”
Tate Dodson, Heritage Elementary School PTA, Intermediate Music Composition, “Within Reach”
Kierstin Ganson , Briarhill Middle School PTA, Middle School  Dance Choreography, “With the Angels”
Hailey Hannah, Marcus High School PTSA, High School Literature, “Within Reach”
Rishita Medhi, Liberty Elementary School PTA, Primary Dance Choreography, “Beautiful Peacock Dance”

Awards of Merit
Hyeyeon Grace Lee, Castle Hills Elementary School PTA, Intermediate Visual Arts, “Reach to Hope”
Saraswathi Menon, McKamy Middle School PTA, Middle School Visual Arts, “Baby Steps”

Honorable Mentions
Nina Aitha, Heritage Elementary School PTA, Intermediate Film Production, “Lift Off!”
Teague Dodson, Heritage Elementary School PTA, Primary Photography, “Kid’s Take Flight”
Anika Garg, McKamy Middle School PTA, Middle School Music Composition, “Hope in a Storm”
Molly Kelley, Wellington Elementary School PTA, Intermediate Photography, “Rippled Water”
Hayden Melker, Castle Hills Elementary School PTA, Intermediate Dance Choreography, “Reaching my Dream for Dance”
Pressley Rausch, Heritage Elementary School PTA, Primary Music Composition, “Shine”

Participation
Katherine Covarrubias, Marcus High School PTSA, High School Visual Arts, “Therefore I Am”
Saraswathi Menon, McKamy Middle School PTA, Middle School Literature, “Dragonian Courage”
Christian Quick, Old Settlers Elementary School PTA, Primary Visual Arts, “Lego Man Adventures and the Disaster of Cotton Candy Clouds”
Abhiram Sridhar, Liberty Elementary School PTA, Primary Literature, “Aim High, Work Hard”
Hope Word, Hebron High School PTSA, High School Photography, “Almost There, Grammie!”

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Mark Smith

Mark Smith is the Digital Editor of The Cross Timbers Gazette.

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