2023 Reflections Honorees

Music Composition

Congratulations to Ashlyn (Izzy) Burris, who will advance to the district level.

Song: Letting Go


Congratulations to Kylie Leonard and Maylee Madsen, who will advance to the district level. 

Award of Excellence: Kylie Leonard "In Rain"

Award of Merit: Maylee Madsen "I am Not Afraid"

Visual Arts

Congratulations to the following artists, who will advance to the district level:

Award of Excellence:  Mollie Shields "Half Hidden"

Award of Merit:  Adeline Desmarais "Reincarnation"  and Emily Gijon "Freedom"

Honorable Mention:  Haily Frescas Flores and Makelle Madsen "Hope for a Cure"

Inspirational Mentions

We would like to also honor the following visual artists for their inspiring artwork and Artist Statements:

Mollie Shields

Anna Maynard

Madylen Packard

Mila Govil

Morgan Herbst

Marianna Evans

“I am Hopeful Because…”

That’s the theme for the 2023-24 Reflections Art Program, which has been bringing the arts to life for more than 10 million students since 1969. California State PTA and its members, families and kids are on the forefront of this amazing program, which increases community awareness of the importance of arts in education.

Reflections encourages students of all ages to:

All CHS Students are invited to participate by submitting original artwork in one of SIX categories:

How Students Participate in 3 Easy Steps:

(1) Reflect on the theme "I am hopeful because..."

Get creative and consider the review criteria: Interpretation, Creativity, and Technique.

(2) Create Original Art

Only new and original work inspired by the theme I am hopeful because...will be accepted.

Students may enter in one or more of the art categories, with one entry per category.

General Rules for Participation

Category Rules

Student Packet/Entry forms in English and Spanish.

(3) Submit Entry Form and Artwork

Submit entry forms and artwork to the front office or via email to

Entries are due by November 8, 2023 at 9:00 am

Any questions? Ask Aimee at