Reflections

2017 RESULTS

The results are in for the school level judging and once again Murphy Middle School students had some amazing entries. Overall, the judges were very impressed with the quality level and interpretation of theme. Here are some statistics:

 

  • 285 Students Participated
  • 313 Entries were Submitted (Several students submitted more than one entry.)

2017-2018 Reflections Results - Council (District) Judging

Happy New Year!!  I hope everyone had a relaxing and enjoyable break and I wish you and your family a very joyous 2018.

 

The results from the council Reflections judging are in and Murphy did AWESOME! Out of the 32 entries that Murphy sent for district level judging, 27 received awards AND 4 are moving on to STATE! The district is allowed to send 6 entries at the middle school level (one in each category) to Austin for state judging and 4 of these are from Murphy! All 27 of these students will be invited to the council awards ceremony in April to receive their awards. Invitations for this ceremony should be sent out in mid March. Here are the results for the council level judging:

 

Overall Award of Excellence (Advancing to State):

 

Visual Arts:      Kailey Adams - Magical Memory

Literature:        Kiran Kicinski - Reverse in Perspective

Photography:   Jenna Moon - Dreams, Closer that you can Imagine

Musical Comp:  Saara Sastry - Anything is Within Reach

 

Award of Excellence:

 

Film Production:  Rumaisa Bhatti - Success in Within Reach

 

Literature:            Kayla Ngo - Within Reach

                            Julian 'Kai' Teng - Destiny As the Pearl

 

Photography:       Teresa George - The Sky in the Limit

                             Noella Hoang - I Have Dream

                             Brooke Letourneau - Blossom in Dusk

                             Garrett Liu - The Light Along the Path

                             Ricke Wille - Big Beehive

 

Award of Merit:

 

Dance Choreography:    Cassandra Bell - Unity Within Reach

 

Literature:        Caleb Bergman - The Opportunity

                         Audrey Maier - Within Reach

                         Hailey Whitley - Reach For It

 

Musical Comp:    Vyshnavi Poruri - Don't You Ever Quit

 

Photography:      Danielle Matocha - A Morning Bloom

 

Visual Arts:          Rylie Jones - The Curiosity of Beta Fin

                             Grace Phan - Boundless Future

                             CeCe Walker - Almost Disguised

 

Honorable Mention:

 

Literature:    Ishaan Javali - The Hero's Sacrafice

                    Ishaan Javali - The Mythical Passing

 

Photography:    Camila Kenfick - Peace

                         Ashley McSimov - Imagination

                         Kamryn Melton - Beauty is Within Reach

 

Visual Arts:        Lucy Schilling - Separated by Glass

 

Murphy Middle School Results

Congratulations to all these students and to everyone who participated in Reflections this year!  I would also like to thank the teachers and parents of Murphy Middle School for your support and encouragement.

 

The following students have been chosen to represent Murphy Middle School at the district level judging by receiving an Award of Excellence for their entries:

Dance Choreography:

  • Cassandra Bell - Unity within Reach
  • Abby Cardenas - Exsistant

Film Production:

  • Haya Albelbaisi - Life in Seconds
  • Rumaisa Bhatti - Success is Within Reach

Literature:

  • Caleb Bergman - The Opportunity
  • Ishaan Javali - The Hero's Sacrafice
  • Ishaan Javail - The Mythical Passing
  • Kiran Kicinski - Reverse in Perspective
  • Audrey Maier - Within Reach
  • Kayla Ngo - Within Reach
  • Kai Teng - Destiny it's the Pearl
  • Hailey Whitley - Reach for It

Musical Composition:

  • Vyshanavi Poruri - Don't You Ever Quit
  • Saara Sastry - Anything is Within Reach

Photography:

  • Thuyan Dang - Adventure Awaits...
  • Teresa George - The Sky in the Limit
  • Noella Hoang - I Have Dream
  • Camila Kenefick - Peace
  • Brooke Letourneau - Blossom in Dusk
  • Garrett Liu - The Light Along the Path
  • Danielle Matocha - A Morning Bloom
  • Ashley McSimov - Imagination
  • Kamryn Melton - Beauty is Within Reach
  • Jenna Moon - Dreams, Closer than you can Imagine
  • Serema Sarkari - Wonders Within Reach
  • Rickie Wille - Big Beehive

Visual Arts:

  • Kailey Adams - Magical Memory
  • Kaitlin Hong - Within Reach of your Goal
  • Rylie Jones - The Curiosity of Beta Fin
  • Ty Le - (Title Pending)
  • Grace Phan - Boundless Future
  • Carmen Rai - Dreamland
  • Lucy Schilling - Separated by Glass
  • CeCe Walker - Almost Disguised

District level judging will take place from December 11-13. The results for district judging will be posted after the winter break. Good luck to all these students!

View the full list of award recipients. The complete awards list includes, Award of Merit and Honorable Mention award recipients as well.

Any student receiving a school level award will be invited to an awards reception to be held in January. Details are still being finalized.

Thank you very much to ALL STUDENTS who participated in Reflections this year. The program was a huge success. Thanks to ALL OF YOU for sharing your amazing talents!

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.


Regards,

 

Minoo Wille
Murphy MS PTA - Reflections Chair

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