Visual Arts Awards

WCPS Presents Visual Arts Awards
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This week, 44 student artists were recognized at the Wayne County Public Schools (WCPS) 2016-17 Visual Arts Awards Reception held at Goldsboro High School.

Kim Copeland, WCPS Director Specialist, welcomed the students, parents, and educators in attendance. She then introduced the 44 award-winning artists. Tamera Berman-Ishee, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum & Instruction presented the students with trophies and certificates.



Superintendent’s Choice Art

Grades K-2 Division

Grades 3-5 Division

Grades 6-8 Division

Grades 9-12 Division

First Place

Omar Ortiz

Brogden Primary

Lissette Morales

Carver Elementary

Uen Tung Choi

Greenwood Middle

Lauren Kennedy

Southern Wayne High

Second Place

Keymia Edwards

North Drive Elementary

Ziesha Lewis

Carver Heights Elementary

Brooklyn Pollock

Spring Creek Middle

Isabella Bush

Greenwood Middle

Christina Saldivar

Wayne Early/Middle College High

Third Place

Steven Ramirez-Irias

Spring Creek Elementary

Kristen Whitley

Meadow Lane Elementary

Diana Lopez

Rosewood Middle

Yimy Diaz

Spring Creek High

Special Recognition

Jaylen McCoy

Edgewood Community Developmental School

The Superintendent’s Choice Art selections are displayed for a year along the hallways of the district’s administrative offices on Royall Avenue.

Other Art Awards

Superintendent’s Holiday Card

1st Place/Cover

Ariadne Lugo-Cruz

Spring Creek Middle

Scholastic Art

Gold Key Awards

Yimy Diaz

Spring Creek High

Scholastic Art

Silver Key Awards

Addison Lane

Norwayne Middle

NC Farm to School Calendar

Art Contest Finalist

Khaliah Creary

Meadow Lane Elementary


Seventeen students received an Honorable Mention in the Superintendent’s Choice Art Category, five students were runner-ups in the Superintendent’s Holiday Card Category, and four students received an Honorable Mention in the Scholastic Art Award Category.

The Eastern Wayne Middle Choir under the direction of Skip Morris provided the evening’s entertainment.


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