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Congratulations to all Reflections Awardees!

From 45 state PTA congresses, National PTA received over 900 student entries inspired by the 2023-2024 Reflections theme I am Hopeful Because.... Of those submissions, they were thrilled to recognize over 200 student artists with Awards of Excellence and Merit and honor seven students with the top Outstanding Interpretation Award.

We are ecstatic that Texas students brought home 17 of those awards! Our students received ten Award of Merit, six Award of Excellence and TWO of the seven Outstanding Interpretation awards! This award is given to the student artworks that achieved the highest scores for interpretation of the theme.

Aamna Azeem
National PTA Award of Excellence
Middle School Literature "Hope in the Hopelessness"
Lone Star Statewide PTA, Region 13

Alexa Moy
National PTA Award of Excellence
Middle School Dance Choreography “Wait for Me"
E.A. Murchison Middle School PTA, Austin ISD Council of PTAs

Alyssa Kao
National PTA Award of Merit
Middle School Photography "Flying in the Sky"
Stiles Middle School PTA, Leander ISD Council of PTAs

Arwen Tran
National PTA Award of Excellence
High School Film Production "little things"
Eaton High School PTA, Northwest ISD Council of PTAs

Audrey Martin
National PTA Award of Merit
High School Dance Choreography "Little Girl"
Lakeview Centennial High School PTA, Garland ISD Council of PTAs

Edward LoCicero
National PTA Award of Merit
Special Artist Literature "Embracing Hope: The Heartbeat of Resilience"
Memorial High School PTA, Frisco ISD Council of PTAs

Evangeline Spell
National PTA Award of Excellence
Primary Visual Arts "My Gigi Is Hopeful"
Hillcrest Elementary School PTA, Nederland ISD Council of PTAs

Evelyn Jiang
National PTA Award of Merit
Primary Dance Choreography "Girl Power"
Pattison Elementary School PTA, Katy ISD Council of PTAs

Gauri Binup
National PTA Outstanding Interpretation
High School Literature "Hopeful"
Lebanon Trail High School, Frisco ISD Council of PTAs

Gavin Brown
National PTA Outstanding Interpretation
Special Artist Film Production ""I am Hopeful Because…" An Animated Short Film"
McNeil High School PTA, Round Rock ISD Council of PTAs

Gavin Brown
National PTA Award of Excellence
Special Artist Music Composition ""Hope" by Gavin Brown"
McNeil High School PTA, Round Rock ISD Council of PTAs

Marleigh Johnson
National PTA Award of Merit
Intermediate Photography "My People"
R. Hatfield Elementary School PTA, Northwest ISD Council of PTAs

Mateo Sanchez
National PTA Award of Merit
Middle School Film Production "I am Hopeful Because of the Power of Education"
Barbara Bush Middle School PTA, North East ISD Council of PTAs

Riley Jimenez
National PTA Award of Merit
Special Artist Visual Arts "My Hopeful Heartbeats"
Tuloso Midway Intermediate PTA, Corpus Christi CISD Council of PTAs

Tatum Lyle
National PTA Award of Excellence
Middle School Music Composition "You will Make it"
Pioneer Heritage Middle School PTA, Frisco ISD Council of PTAs

Victor Guerra
National PTA Award of Merit
Primary Literature "I am Hopeful"
Christian Evers Elementary School PTA, Northside ISD Council of PTAs

William Schmidt
National PTA Award of Merit
Intermediate Film Production "Finding Hope in Weird Places"
Prestonwood Elementary School PTA, Richardson ISD Council of PTAs


Explore the full list of national awards and join us in congratulating all 200+ national-level Reflections winners.

Along with the prizes outlined below, National PTA will continue to celebrate our national-level award winners on National PTA’s website, social media channels, a Virtual Exhibit later in the year, the Outstanding Interpretation Awardee summer celebration and during their annual Student Arts Showcase in January. 


Texas PTA Reflections Results

Texas PTA received over 800 entries for state-level judging, and we are proud to award over 500 of those entries! We are always amazed at the creativity and mastery that students show year after year. We thank all participating students for their outstanding work that truly showcased this year’s theme! And, of course, many thanks to all Local, Council, and state volunteers.

Results will be posted by March 15th! All entries awarded with an Overall Award of Excellence, Award of Excellence, Award of Merit, or Honorable Mention will be celebrated at Texas PTA's Reflections Awards Ceremony on May 18th in San Antonio. Ceremony invitations will be sent directly to the awarded students via email and snail mail. Participation letters will be snail mailed directly to those students as well.

Overall Award of Excellence entries have advanced to National PTA for the final round of judging. Those results will be announced by National PTA on May 1, 2024, and added to this page.

Primary (Pre-K - 2nd) Award Results

Intermediate (3rd - 5th) Award Results

Middle School (6th - 8th) Award Results

High School (9th - 12th) Award Results

Special Artist (Pre-K - 12th) Award Results

View the complete results as an alphabetical list or sorted by arts category for all entries judged by Texas PTA. Entries not awarded will receive participation recognition via mail.


Online Gallery

Visit the Texas PTA Online Reflections Gallery to view the 30 State-level Reflections entries that advanced to National PTA! All current awarded entries will be added by the end of May.

Recognition and Awards