National Magnet School Month
Student Poster Contest

2017 Student Poster Contest Winners


Celebrating National Magnet School Month 

The 11th Annual National Magnet School Student Poster Contest is sponsored by Magnet Schools of America and is part of the celebration of National Magnet School Month in February. This is a national initiative to highlight and promote magnet schools across the country. 

This year, students had the option to express/interpret one of the pillars of magnet schools OR all five. Diversity, Innovative Curriculum and Professional Development, Academic Excellence, High-Quality Instructional Systems, and Family and Community Partnerships.

Thank you to all the students, teachers, schools and districts for your submissions. The top three winners for each grade level are listed below.

Congratulations to all for a job well done!

Elementary School

FIRST PLACE
Miguel Frias (Grade 4)
Kujawa Elementary        
Aldine Independent School District
Teacher: Kelly Patterson
Houston, Texas

SECOND PLACE
Chelsea Han (Grade 5)
Mayall Academy of Arts and Technology
Teacher: Anna Chachikian
Los Angeles Unified School District
North Hills, California

THIRD PLACE
Ashae Holland (Grade 5)             
Green Magnet Academy
Teacher: Holly Boos
Knox County Schools                                     
Knoxville, Tennessee 

Middle School

FIRST PLACE
Rachel Johnston (Grade 8)  STUDENT POSTER CONTEST WINNER - ART SHOWN ABOVE   
Salk Middle School         
Teacher: Mark Pederson                               
ISD 728 Elk River Area Schools
Elk River, Minnesota

SECOND PLACE
Rokshana Khatan-Bushra (Grade 8)        
Sepulveda Gifted Middle School Magnet             
Teacher: Francine Wong-Hauptman
Los Angeles Unified School District                          
North Hills, California

THIRD PLACE
Sureily Marestein (Grade 8)                      
Arthur & Polly Mays Conservatory of the Arts    
Teacher: Gerald Obregon
Miami-Dade County Public Schools                         
Miami, Florida  

High School

FIRST PLACE
Partricia Naabe (Grade 10)
Overton High School
Teacher: Amy Shamblin                
Shelby County Schools 
Memphis, Tennessee 

SECOND PLACE
Neil Williamson (Grade 10)
Atkins Academic & Technology High School         
Teacher: Sonya Rexrode                                              
Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools               
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 

THIRD PLACE
Xaymarie Carillo
(Grade 11)                       
Downtown Business High School Magnet            
Teacher - Jung Choi
Los Angeles Unified School District
Los Angeles, California 


Questions??? 

Call the national office at 202-824-0672 or email awards@magnet.edu