Westside schools:
Reflections winners from Coronado, Holmes listed

       Holmes Middle School and Coronado High School students placed in most categories of the recent El Paso Council PTA's annual Reflections Art Program judging.
       “These entries have now advanced to the Colorado PTA program for judging,” explained Nora Brown of the Coronado High PTA. “The winners from there will be announced Feb. 23.”
       Participation was optional among area schools.
       The Coronado placers were:
       Visual Arts - first, Kelsey Brown; third, Brown; honorable mention, Brown and Saraiya Ruano.
       Film/Video Production - first, Kylie Wyse.
       Photography - honorable mention, Jenifer Filbert.
       Music Composition - first, Rachel Wynn; third, Stephanie Van Bemden.
       Literature - first, Jenna McCallum; second, Adrian Brown; third, Saraiya Ruano; honorable mention, Andrew Ives and Kristen Maier.
       Dance Choreography - first, Kaylie Adams.
       The Holmes placers were:
       Visual Arts - first, Steven Walton; honorable mention, Ashley Duffy.
       Film/Video Production - second, Rioux Jordan; third, Taylor Kay; honorable mention, Valerie Carricato.
       Photography - first, Lauren Scott; honorable mention, Lauren Ossolinski and Mikayla Schneider.
       Music Composition - first, Bailey Gearhart; second, Miles Roth; third, James Till; honorable mention, Alexandra April and Aleksa Kuzma.
       Literature - second, Eliza Foster; honorable mention, Deanna Griesan.
       Dance Choreography - first, Lauren Scott; second, Brianna Quintana.
       Five students from Holmes Middle School played in the Pikes Peak Honor Orchestra concert Jan. 31 at Widefield High School.
       They are: Jasmine Kemble, viola; and Nathaniel Lohmann, cello (seventh grade); and Eliza Foster, violin; Briana Quintana, cello; and James Till, violin (eighth grade).
       The band was comprised of middle school level string orchestra students from District 11 (Colorado Springs) and District 3 (Widefield) who were chosen after auditions. Guest conductor was Ellen Ravnan, Director of Orchestras in Cherry Creek School District.

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