B'ville students receive art awards

Twenty-two students in the Baldwinsville Central School District have received awards in the Central New York portion of the National PTA Reflections Program. Students created works in literature, musical composition, photography, visual arts, dance choreography and film production based on the theme "WOW!"

The Reflections Program showcases the importance of arts in education.

Following is a list of Baldwinsville students who received awards. Those with *** after their names move on to the state portion of the competition, the results of which will be announced on March 14:

Primary Level (Kindergarten through second grade)


Third Place -- Courtney Clute, Van Buren Elementary

Music Composition

First Place -- Allison Hunt,*** Reynolds Elementary


First Place -- Sara Roe,*** Palmer Elementary

Second Place -- Jessica Bilynsky,*** McNamara Elementary

Third Place -- Spencer Randolph, McNamara Elementary

Visual Arts

First Place -- Spencer Wagner,*** McNamara Elementary

Second Place -- Ashlyn Popiwczak, Palmer Elementary

Intermediate Level (third through fifth grades)

Dance Choreography

First Place -- Rylee Lyons,*** McNamara Elementary

Second Place -- Brooke Burlingame, Elden Elementary

Film/Video Production

First Place -- Matt Monaco,*** Reynolds Elementary

Second Place -- Catharine Ficarra,*** Reynolds Elementary


First Place -- Andrew Hahn,*** Palmer Elementary

Second Place -- Colleen Magowan,*** Palmer Elementary

Music Composition

First Place -- Anna Capria,*** McNamara Elementary

Second Place -- James Dugan,*** McNamara Elementary

Third Place -- Ian Rucker,*** McNamara Elementary


Second Place -- Caleb Barron,*** Van Buren Elementary

Third Place -- Gabrielle Yates, Reynolds Elementary

Visual Arts

First Place -- Kevin Niedzwecki,*** McNamara Elementary

Second Place -- Allison Hovey,*** Elden Elementary

Third Place -- Gabrielle Yates, Reynolds Elementary

Special Education Category

Second Place -- Joseph Rogers,*** Reynolds Elementary

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