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Middle school students honored at Morean Arts Center

Dec. 14, 2018

 

Students at the Word and Image exhibit

 

Seventy-seven students were recognized at the Morean Arts Center's Word and Image Exhibition on Dec. 8.  This annual exhibition combines art and writing into one work of art. This year’s theme is “If…." Their artwork will be on display through Jan. 13 at the Morean Arts Center, 719 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. 

 

Students showcase artwork at the Word and Image Exhibit Word and Image award winner

The following students received top awards:
 
Award of Excellence
• Gita Szakacs, 7th grade , John Hopkins Middle, teacher: Julie Smith
• Angela Jordahl, 8th grade,  Dunedin Middle, teacher: Tom Schreiber
• Julianna Walker 8th grade, Clearwater Fundamental, teacher: Karen Santangelo

Pinellas County Art Education Association Young Artist Award
• Natalie Bongo 8th grade, Thurgood Marshall Fundamental Middle, teacher: Peter Hynes
 
Honorable Mention
• Jaymee Lockhart 8th grade, Safety Harbor Middle, teacher: Nicole Giovagnoli Eiler
• Hayley Mccormack 8th grade, Thurgood Marshall Fundamental Middle, teacher:  Peter Hynes
• Pilar Tenore, 7th grade, John Hopkins Middle, teacher: Julie Smith
• Aubrey Kopkau 7th grade,   Osceola Middle, teacher; Dwayne Shepherd
• Mia Latham 8th grade, Palm Harbor Middle, teacher: Lisa Akers
• Austin Tanjaroon 8th grade, John Hopkins Middle, teacher: Sandra Bourne
• Kimberly Petersen 8th grade, Largo Middle, teacher; Anthony Powell
• Ericka Rist, 7th grade, Pinellas Park Middle, teacher: Sandra Robinette
• Jashad Smalls 7th grade, Pinellas Park Middle, teacher: Sandra Robinette
• Amy Vandeburgt 8th grade, Oak Grove Middle, teacher: Stephanie Smith