Fairfax County Council of PTAs
National PTA Reflections Program 2017-2018
Within Reach


Reflections’ Art Work Return

Monday, Feb 26, 2:30 pm – 7pm
FCPS Gatehouse Admin Center Cafe (park and enter elevator from parking garage in the back.
Take the elevator to the first floor and head to the cafe.
Please sign up here so that we can have your artwork ready for you!

Reflections’ Winners

These entries earned FCCPTA Reflections Awards and were promoted to Northern Virginia District PTA.


Congratulations to all our participating and FCCPTA award winning students!



Fairfax County Council of PTAs 2017-2018  Reflections Awards
These entries earned FCCPTA Reflections Awards and were promoted to Northern Virginia District PTA.
Category Age Division School Student Name Title
Dance Intermediate Lemon Road ES Liliana Dvorak Lost in the City
Dance Intermediate Great Falls ES Sadie Leasure Reaching
Dance Intermediate Waples Mill ES Eric Poor The Goal
Dance Middle Great Falls ES Diego Tablett Marinera de mi Corazon (Marinera from my Heart)
Dance Middle Springfield ES Kashmala Imtiaz I Like Dance
Dance Primary Hollin Meadows ES Sophia Werthmann My Shot
Dance Primary Floris ES Aayush Mehrotra Beats of One World
Dance Primary Island Creek ES Maximus Turner The Greatest
Dance Senior Marshall HS Emma Skinner Wings Within
Film Intermediate Poplar Tree ES William Powers Rico Reaches His Goal
Film Intermediate Oak Hill ES Anjali Borra Within Reach
Film Intermediate Louise Archer ES Max Hong The Package
Film Middle Forest Edge ES Valerie Kovacs It all started with the backpack
Film Middledle Hayfield Secondary Darya Mason Nature Is Within Reach
Film Middledle School Sangster ES Stephanie Groves Flower to Mourn
Film Primary Wakefield Forest ES Eloise DeVito Steve’s Apple
Film Primary Wolftrap ES Matteo Lambert Within Reach: Lessons From Tommy
Film Primary Floris ES Isabel Cheruvathur Girl on the moon
film Senior Westfield HS Hazel Vineet Your Dreams are Within Reach
film Senior Hayfield Secondary Anetha Evans Almost a Kid, Almost 18
Film Senior Lake Braddock SS Clayton Mattis Destination (Within Reach)
Film SA Mark Twain MS James Aiden Riley My Sister and Me
Lit  Intermediate Hollin Meadows ES Abigail Werthmann In My Hands, In My Heart
Lit Intermediate Buzz Aldrin ES Caitlin Toop Reaching the Rainbow
Lit Intermediate Louise Archer ES Sophia Tzvetanov Within Reach
Lit Middle Lake Braddock SS Aria Miao Within Reach
Lit Middle Louise Archer ES Kiara Wright In the Worst of Times
Lit Middle Rocky Run MS Arya Adake The Fire Within
Lit Primary Flint Hill ES Luke Caldwell Within Reach
Lit Primary Buzz Aldrin ES Sophia Shelley The Duck Who Didn’t Like Water
Lit Primary Louise Archer ES Connor Graves Captain Reach
Lit Senior Lake Braddock SS Corrissa Smith Within Reach/Reach Within
Lit senior Thomas Edison HS Brynna Boyd Still Tryin’
Lit Senior Marshall HS Alicia Sofia Gonzalez Potential Energy
Lit SA Robinson SS Benjamin N. Breaux Within Reach
Lit SA Lake Braddock SS Charles Nguyen A Goal Within Reach
Music Intermediate Clearview ES Ethan Hardy Reach for the Top
Music Intermediate McNair ES Ishya Anbuselvan SOCCER DREAM
Music Intermediate Wakefield Forest ES Vincent Gledhill Summertime
Music Middle Longfellow MS Peter Hinckley Possibility
Music Middle Hayfield ES Emily Fitzgerald It’s Possible
Music Middle Lake Braddock SS Ryan Murray Train
Music Primary Camelot ES Orion Shaker It’s in my Reach
Music Primary Kent Gardens ES Marie Christofferson Believe in Yourself
Music Primary Laurel Ridge ES Talay Uhing The Tale of the Tutoring Toddler
Music Senior McLean HS Alex Gamboa Within Reach
Music Senior Fairfax HS Angelique Padmore A Mi Alcanze (Within My Reach)
Music Senior Thomas Jefferson HSST Kyle Gatesman My Father’s Words
Music Middle Lake Braddock SS Ryan Murray Train
Photo Intermediate Great Falls ES Claire Marciano Forest Fire Within Reach
Photo Intermediate Mantua ES Kelby Lennen Becoming Indivisible
Photo Intermediate Laurel Hill ES Katie Smith Power Shoes
Photo Middle Robinson SS Hannah Price Out of the Shadows
Photo Middle Longfellow MS Luca Moukheiber Breaking Through the Clouds
Photo Middle Louise Archer Elementary Kiara Wright Into the Light
Photo Primary Louise Archer Elementary Acacia Wright There is always Beauty
Photo Primary Cub Run Elementary Jeremiah Clark Help to Reach
photo Primary Floris ES Isabel Cheruvathur Reach the Sky
Photo Senior Marshall HS Alicia Sofia Gonzalez Departure
Photo Senior McLean HS Kate Haas Let it Shine
Photo Senior Thomas Jefferson HSST Pari Parajuli Happiness in our hands
Photo SA Fairfax County SEPTA Aaron Joseph Williams Nature within reach
Photo SA Lake Braddock SS Charles Nguyen Bee Within Reach
VA Primary Poplar Tree ES Joseph Yoon The Dream of reaching out under the sea
VA Primary Westbriar ES Anabelle Virnik Reaching for the sun
VA Primary Wolftrap ES Lucia Bonilla My Yard
VA Intermediate Buzz Aldrin ES Sasha Shakula Reaching for the goal
VA Intermediate Springfield Estates ES Iris Nijbroek Reach for life
VA Intermediate Westbriar ES Arielle Virnik Reach for your dreams
VA Middle Frost MS Ashley Chi Making a Change
VA Middle White Oaks ES Victoria Kim Phinizy Helping Hands
VA Middle Oak View ES Hera Kim Apple Tree of Hopes and Dreams
VA Senior Lake Braddock SS Sydney Cha Dear Rita,
VA senior Centreville HS Rachel Chae the Nest of Possibilities
VA senior Thomas Jefferson HSST Gabrielle Heller Discoveries Within Reach
VA SA Lake Braddock SS Charles Nguyen Dreams Are Within Reach
VA SA Fairfax County SEPTA Ariana Johnson Two Ships
VA SA Wolftrap ES Simon Smith The Backseat


We would also like to thank our local chairs and our wonderful and generous volunteer judges from Vienna Arts Society: Lu Cousins, Carl Landow, Margaret Raymond, Sue Tilton, Dale McGrath, Doreothe Skidmore and Atti V. Wheeler; Learn Now Music, Dan Perszyk; J Dance Kollective, Jenn Kubilus and Amanda Thomas; The Bard’s Alley, Melanie Kosar, Megan Reynolds and Elizabeth Broussard; Bethany Camp (GMU ‘21), Hannan Daqqa and Betty Ayoub

Information and Important Dates


National PTA Reflections Student Entry Form

National PTA Reflections Student Entry Form (Spanish)

Reflections Flyer (Printable)

For more information contact Denise Bolton, or Ramona

Local Unit Reflections Chairs: Please email Denise Bolton,
your contact information.

For more information on the Reflections program and how to get started
visit and search “Reflections”