Mia Rosanio, fresh off of her award-winning PIAA logo, recently won 1st place in the Sculpture category at the annual Montgomery County Community College High School Art Competition. The competition is the second largest regional exhibition of student work, showcasing public and private schools in Montgomery County. Her work was honored at the opening reception at the MCCC Art Barn on Sunday March 2nd. The work will be on display through March 21st.
Other Springfield student’s work on display included Joselyn Ringgold, Tim Resch, Maggie Carlson, Olivia Tracey, Nick Van Meter, Nick Wierman, Brianna Buckley, Maria Krywucki, Nadira Goffe, Carly Kimmel, Lola Estok, Annie Ponce, Victoria Fasold, and Molly Fitzpatrick.
Mia is also the daughter of Mary Jane Rosanio who owns GardenScape by MJ, one of our sponsors. The artistic eye runs in the family.
Another STHS student, Brianna Buckley, produced a sculpture that won the Teachers’ Award at the recent PSEA Touch the Future Art Show at Arcadia University. This was the 27th annual edition of this art show, but Brianna’s award was the first of its kind. The Teachers’ Award was given to the student who’s work received the most votes from all of of the art teachers of the representing schools. The art show contained student work from 29 Bucks and Montgomery County public schools. The exhibit began as a memorial to NASA’s teacher in space, Christa McAuliffe. She passed away aboard the Challenger space shuttle in 1986. This art show highlights the finest artistic talents of local public high school students.Brianna is pictured with her sculpture and teacher Mark Kobasz.
Maggie also won 1st place in the Fiber-Crafts category at the 27th Annual PSEA Touch the Future Art Competition. Her work was honored at the opening reception at Arcadia University.
Congratulations to the STHS Jazz Band. The were recently awarded a rating of Outstanding at the Overbrook Jazz Festival. Freshman drummer, RaQuan Washington was awarded a partial scholarship to attend a summer workshop at the prestigious Berklee School of Music in Boston.
13 The Musical
13 The Musical debuts on Thursday, March 20th at 7:30pm in the high school auditorium. Check our Events calendar for details on more shows. This musical is rated PG-13 and may not be suitable for small children.