The Burbank Council PTA recognized winners of the annual PTA Reflections arts contest at a reception held on Saturday, January 23, at Burbank High School. Twenty-three entries from elementary, middle and high school students in the Burbank Unified School District won first place for their entries in Dance Choreography, Film Production, Music Composition, Literature, Photography and Visual Arts.
“The Reflections program is an amazing opportunity for students from Kindergarten through high school to show their unbelievable talent and it brings community awareness to arts in our schools,” commented Wendi Harvel, Burbank Council PTA Reflections Chair. “This year’s theme was ‘Let Your Imagination Fly,’ which is exactly what our student-artists did!”
“They found inspiration everywhere… from their own houses, to their schools and even local landmarks like the Griffith Observatory,” she added. “Each and every one of them poured their hearts into their work, and I was honored to be part of this event for a second year.”
Nearly 70 BUSD students in grades Kindergarten through 12 were honored for their first, second and third place prizes in the Burbank Council PTA round of competition.
The Burbank Council PTA’s first-place winners move on to the next round of competition in the First District PTA. After several rounds, winners from the state level move on to the national PTA Reflections competition, with winners honored at the annual convention held in June.