La Canada High School 8th Grade Student Wins State and National Honors for Reflections Contest

Sung-Joon “Miles” Y., an LCHS 8th grader, won the Award of Excellence (2nd place) in the National Level PTA Reflections Contest in Visual Arts. Myles and his family are invited to the National PTA convention in Austin, TX in June, and the Art Exhibit Opening ceremony in Washington, DC in January, 2015. Please click here to see the results on the national PTA website.

Miles also won first place at the California State PTA Reflections Contest. The title of Miles’ drawing is “The Spark of Inspiration.” Miles writes the following to explain his creation and how it ties into the theme of “Believe, Dream, Inspire…”

“As I live my life, it is impossible to experience everything in this world. But instead, I read about other people’s experiences from books. I wanted to express this by connecting the pages of the book with the hairs of a human. The lips portray the belief that the book gives us, while the eyes dream. Each of the pages and each of the hairsare connected in a way to convey the message that inspiration comes from books.”

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