Monday 17 Dec 2018

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WCPS Presents Visual Arts Awards

This week, 47 student artists were recognized at the Wayne County Public Schools 2017-18 Visual Arts Awards Reception held at Goldsboro High School.

“Arts education is critical to the development of a child,” states , Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum & Instruction. “This annual event allows the district to celebrate the visual arts programs in our schools and bring recognition to those student artists whose talent, passion and creativity have earned them awards in local, regional, state, and national art competitions.”

Kim Copeland, WCPS Director Specialist, welcomed the students, parents, and educators in attendance. Wendy Walker, Executive Director of the Arts Council of Wayne County was the keynote speaker. Following her remarks, Ms. Copeland introduced the award-winning artists, while Mrs. Berman-Ishee and Dr. Michael Dunsmore (WCPS Superintendent) presented the student artists with trophies and certificates.

Eighteen students received an Honorable Mention in the Superintendent’s Choice Art Category, four students were runner-ups in the Holiday Card Categories, four students received an Honorable Mention in the Scholastic Art Award Category, and two students were runner-ups in the Goldsboro/Wayne NAACP Chapter Black History Art Contest.

The Eastern Wayne High Jazz Band “Blue Notes” under the direction of Bobby Sherard provided the evening’s entertainment.

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