The Madison City Council of PTAs presented several awards at the May 2 BOE meeting and also recognized student winners of its annual Reflections Contest in visual arts, dance, literature and other categories. . The Council of PTAs is comprised of PTA chapters at every school.
PTA Scholarship recipients pictured: Emma Cook, Jordan Farmer, Finn Walker, all from Bob Jones. Kathryn Owen from James Clemens. Not pictured are Briley Blomeley and Bianca Litavec, both of JC..
PTA Reflections winners were also recognized.The group pic is of those who attended the May 2 Board of Education meeting. Winners are listed in this recent post on the MCS website: https://tinyurl.com/2sx6vx5d
National PTA Reflections Winners: Alice Grieve of Mill Creek for Outstanding Interpretation in Visual Arts; and Harshtha Chander of Liberty Middle for an award of Merit in Dance Choreography. Not pictured is Ishita Rajput of Liberty Middle who also won an award in Merit In Music Composition.
Yesy Gonzalez (left), custodian at James Clemens High School, was recognized as the State PTA school Staff Member of the Year. Noel Newquist, art teacher at Midtown and Heritage elementary schools, as State PTA Teacher of the Year.
The MCS Council of PTAs leadership also announced awards to individual school chapters: The Golden Apple for attaining 100 percent membership of certified staff; Golden Leaf for increases in membership; and Oak Leaf for membership increases of 20 percent or more. Every single school PTA chapter won one PTA membership awards in one or more categories.
Winners of the AL PTA Diversity Writing Contest. (L-R).Council of PTAs President P.J. Batchelor; Sahishnu Sah (James Clemens, 1st place grades 9-12); Pranav Dua (Mill Creek, 2nd place grades K-2); Nolan Aungst (Mill Creek, 3rd place grades K-2); Rylan Aungst (Mill Creek, 1st place grades 3-5); Eiliyah Hafiez (Liberty Middle, 1st place grades 6-8); Terrie Regensberger MCPTA Co-VP.