Five Palmer Trinity School (PTS) students were recently recognized for their work at the 2016 Beaux Arts Student Artist Showcase.
Palmetto Bay, FL -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/20/2016 -- The following students were honored for their submissions: Ana Martinez-Oletta '16, received 1st place in High School Graphics; Katelyn Levy '18, won 1st place in the High School Mixed Media category; Kyndal Royal '21, received 2nd place for Middle School Graphics; Maria Alvarez '18, received an honorable mention in High School Graphics; and Stefani Tolchin '16 was awarded Best in Show.
"We are extremely proud of these students, and of our art department for cultivating their talent and fostering a spirit of excellence," Sandi Wood, Visual Arts Department Chair.
This is the third time in ten years that a PTS student has won Best in Show, the highest honor at the Beaux Arts Student Artist Showcase.
About Beaux Arts Student Artist Showcase
In 2002 Beaux Arts added the Student Artist Showcase (SAS) to the Festival of Art event weekend. Middle school and high school aged students from both public and private schools enter their works of art to a juried art contest. Over 350 art pieces are judged. The finalists' and winners' works of art are exhibited at the Lowe Art Museum during the Festival of Art weekend and a reception is held in their honor. Cash prizes are awarded to winners in five art categories. One student is honored with the Best in Show award.
About Palmer Trinity School
Palmer Trinity School—a coeducational, Episcopal day school—is dedicated to promoting academic excellence that integrates knowledge, compassion, global citizenship, and social responsibility. Providing a supportive environment, Palmer Trinity School serves students from a broad range of socio-economic, ethnic, and religious backgrounds in grades 6-12. For more information about the school, visit www.palmertrinity.org. To follow Palmer Trinity School on Facebook, click here.