Congratulations to Montgomery High School student Susan Pierce for winning First Place, Best in Class, and Best of Show in Thematic Art at the San Diego County Fair! Also to the Student Showcase Donated Award winners Sophia Bobis and Daniel Gochicoa and the 26 first place winners from teacher Lynette Young-Golding!
The tenth annual Digital Media Showcase featured student work created in digital media classes throughout the Sweetwater Union High School District. Student work in photography, computer art, graphic design, video, and music technology is celebrated. Industry professionals judge the submissions and awards are given to the top entries. Over 500 student works were entered this year!
Winning entries posted here by Mr. Lim.
Event Host: Kelly Hamilton, Digital Media Committee Chair
Participating Schools and Teachers:
Special thanks to all our community judges for volunteering their time and supporting the arts in our schools: Sandeep Kulkarni, Genadi Radiul, Travis Vasquez, John Sexton, Grady Williams, Mike Butler, Kyle Luna, Omar De Leon, Brian Perondi, Kent Brisby, Alexis Jaworski, Steve Grogan, Mike Menegus, Andrew Keher, Daniel Orren, Adam Sainte Croix, and Cindi Palmer.
2018 Best News Production was Hilltop High School News Broadcast – Ms. Gray
SUHSD Student Art Exhibition is February 16 – April 3, 2018 at the South Chula Vista Library (389 Orange Avenue, Chula Vista, 91911) Featuring middle and high school student artwork from throughout the district. Free admission. Award Ceremony was Friday, March 9th, 2018.
Click here to see photos of the award recipients. Photos taken by SYH Teacher, Daniel Solomon.
Event poster here, designed by ORH student Gerald Retonel.
Congratulations to Sweetwater High School’s After School Arts Program for creating an impressive mural at Frank Toyota in National City, CA. A formal presentation took place on Friday, January 26th at 3 p.m. The arts program was awarded $500!
Sweetwater High School Advanced Art presents “Nature Exhibition” February 3-9, 2018 at the Healing Spirit Holistic Center (629 3rd Ave #B, Chula Vista, CA 91910)
Reception is this Saturday, February 3rd from 4-6 p.m. More information on this flyer.
EastLake Middle School’s 1st Annual Day of the Dead Celebration and Display is November 1st, 2017 from 5:30 – 7:00 PM at the EastLake Middle School Pavilion (900 Duncan Ranch Road, Chula Vista, CA 91914)
Downloadable flyer here.
For more information, please contact Visual Art teacher Andrea Arroyo at ELM.
Sweetwater High School Advanced Art -Mediation/Relaxation Exhibition October 13-15, 2017 at The Healthy Spirit – 629 3rd Ave #B, Chula Vista, CA 91910. Reception is Friday, October 13 from 7-9pm. Open House is Saturday, October 14 from 12-5pm.
Downloadable flyer here.
Congratulations to the 2017 San Diego County Fair Student Showcase – Best in Show and Best of Class award recipients from the Sweetwater Union High School District!
Fine Arts Results:
|Young||Xavier Cordova||MOH||4308 Print||005-10-12, 2-4 yrs||Best of Class|
|Exum||Ashleigh Alqueza||OLH||4300 Ink||004-10-12, 1st yr||Best of Class|
|Young||Keilyn Cendana||MOH||4302 Pencil||004-10-12, 1st yr||Best of Class|
|Burner||Dafne Martinez De La Parra||RDM||4307 Collage||002 – Gr 8||Best of Class|
|Burner||Mikala Quiambao Villanueva||RDM||4301 Pastel||002 – Gr 8||Best of Class|
|Burner||Mikala Quiambao Villanueva||RDM||4302 Pencil||002 – Gr 8||Best of Class|
|Burner||Angel Solano||RDM||4316 FineArt||002 – Gr 8||Best of Class|
|Burner||Karlee Paiste||RDM||4307 Collage||001 – Gr 7||Best in Show|
|Helton||Mathias Cien||HTH||4707 Phone||005-10-12, 2-4 yrs||Best of Class|
|Lim||Trace Thompson||BVH||4708 Aerial||005-10-12, 2-4 yrs||Best of Class|
|Lim||Rebekah Torres||BVH||4708 Aerial||004-10-12, 1st yr||Best in Show|
|Helle||Cedric Vitug||BVH||4709 Action||004-10-12, 1st yr||Best of Class|
|Lim||Arie Jajati||BVH||4707 Phone||003 – Gr 9||Best of Class|
|Helle||Veronica Macias||BVH||4709 Action||003 – Gr 9||Best of Class|
|Exum||Xavier Sanchez||OLH||4904 PSA||002 – 9-12||Best of Class|
|Exum||Jessica Villarin||OLH||4902 Music Video||002 – 9-12||Best of Class|
Graphic Comm Results:
|Helle||Vivianna Estrada||BVH||4507 2pg Spread||014 – 9-12 Group||Best in Show|
|Lim||Fabian Llamas||BVH||4505 Typography||004 – 10-12 1st yr||Best of Class|
|Lim||Yax Trejo||BVH||4500 PS Ad||004 – 10-12 1st yr||Best of Class|
|Helton||Eilana Rodriguez||HTH||4516 Group Project||003 – Gr 9||Best of Class|
|Lim||Kailani Del Rio||BVH||4500 PS Ad||003 – Gr 9||Best in Show|
|Lim||Earl Purser||BVH||4505 Typography||003 – Gr 9||Best in Show|
New Media Results:
|Helton||Ella Geonzon||HTH||4100 Ed/Info||011 – 9-12 Indiv||Best of Class|
Congratulations our students below for winning all the awards at the Sweetwater Authority’s Photo Contest. List of winners is below. Photos are being featured on the Sweetwater Authority site.
First Place – “Slugger” Melissa Gonzalez, Sweetwater High School
Second Place – “The Subtle Dissipation” Diamond Garcia, Hilltop High School
Third Place – “Thirst Quencher” Christian Corona, Hilltop High School
Honorable Mention – “Mushroom Droplet” Chris Aguirre, Hilltop High School
Honorable Mention – “Last One” Mason De Pedro, Hilltop High School
Honorable Mention – “Ripples of Life” Elizabeth Jantz, Bonita Vista High School
Honorable Mention – “Bug and a Leaf” Melissa Macias, Hilltop High School
Honorable Mention – “Splitting the Waters” Aaron Perez, Hilltop High School
Honorable Mention – “Abstract” Moses Valenzuela, Hilltop High School
BLACK & WHITE CATEGORY
First Place – “Pot of Life” Craig Landry, Hilltop High School
Second Place – “After The Storm” Paola Zamora, Hilltop High School
Third Place – “Human Trash” Dominique Martinez, Chula Vista High School
Honorable Mention – “Drain Drop” Elizabeth Jantz, Bonita Vista High School
Honorable Mention – “One Drop Helps” Jamell Thomas, Hilltop High School
Honorable Mention – “Beauty” Edgar Tovar, Hilltop High School
Honorable Mention – “Timing Ourselves” Jocelyn Uribe, Hilltop High School