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FINE ARTS: Students Excel in Art & Writing Competition

FINE ARTS: Students Excel in Art & Writing Competition
Posted on 04/20/2015
This is the image for the news article titled FINE ARTS: Students Excel in Art & Writing CompetitionMore than 50 students across Pasadena ISD participated in this year’s Harris County Department of Education Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.

These young artists compete amongst several other public school districts, charter and private schools as well as home schooled students. Winning art and writing entries were judged from approximately 5,000 entries at the regional level.

With an impressive victory, students from Pasadena ISD took home 18 Gold Key and 20 Silver Key awards.

See full list of winners below:

Gold Key Winners
Beverly Hills Intermediate – Kay Duong Bondy Intermediate – Erik Benavides
Bondy Intermediate – Linda Dixon
Bondy Intermediate – Matthew Garcia
Bondy Intermediate – Johana Lara
Bondy Intermediate – Michelle Nguyen
Bondy Intermediate – Ashlee Williamson
Dobie High School – Dona Nguyen
Pasadena Memorial – Nancy Marroquin (winner of two Gold Key Awards)
Pasadena Memorial – Alex Sechelski
Pasadena Memorial – Makena Washington
Sam Rayburn – Ana Cisneros
Sam Rayburn – Denisse Mollina (winner of two Gold Key Awards)
Sam Rayburn – Vanessa Sosa (winner of three Gold Key Awards)

Silver Key Winners
Bondy Intermediate – Collin Wellman
Dobie High School – Linda Ly
Dobie High School – Linh Pham
Dobie High School – Uyen Pham
Dobie High School – Erika Rubio
Dobie High School – Joanne Tran
Dobie High School – Rosa Velasquez
Dobie High School – Van Vu
Jackson Intermediate – Melissa Sosa (winner of two Silver Key Awards)
Pasadena Memorial – Mary Nguyen
Pasadena Memorial – Makena Washington
Sam Rayburn – Raina Baggerly
Sam Rayburn – Alejandra Faudoa (winner of two Silver Key Awards)
Sam Rayburn – Yared Jasso
Sam Rayburn – Karla Regalado
Sam Rayburn – Jacqueline Villarreal
Sam Rayurn – Sohara Zafar (winner of two Silver Key Awards)

Linda Dixon

Bondy Intermediate School student Linda Dixon won a Gold Key Award with her mixed media piece Treasure Chest. The art piece was inspired by the death of her father and the fond memories she has of him.

Matthew Garcia

Matthew Garcia, student at Bondy Intermediate School, earned a Gold Key Award with his mixed media piece The Transition of the Difference Behind Bullying.