Award-Winning Student-Artists in Annual Shanti Competition

Award-Winning Student-Artists in Annual Shanti Competition photo
Three student-artists were honored on April 25 for their artwork submission to the Shanti Fund annual art competition. Smithtown Elementary School student Kayla Pardini, Nesaquake Middle School student Juliana Paparella and High School East student Ilysa Sirota took top awards in this year’s competition. They were recognized for their efforts at the peace celebration in honor of Mahatma Gandhi. The students are pictured with their families as well as (from left) director of fine arts Michael Mastrangelo, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction Jennifer Bradshaw, Smithtown Elementary School art teacher Erica Lewis-Kerim, Nesaquake Middle School art teacher Barbara DiSalvo and High School East art teacher Timothy Needles.