West Seattle High School outstanding students honored with Allied Arts Foundation awards
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Three students at West Seattle High School have been presented with Allied Arts Foundation’s prestigious Robert J. Block Awards for Artistic Excellence.
Founded in 1998, the awards recognize and support outstanding Seattle high school students involved in visual, theatrical, musical and/or literary arts. Winners received $200, an award certificate, and cultural opportunity items such as tickets to The Vera Project, and memberships to The Frye Art Museum.
Caitlin Ward for excellence in Music
“Caitlin Ward is a strong member of the music program at West Seattle High School. She is in Symphonic Band and Jazz Ensemble and is a section leader in both those groups, leading her peers in small group rehearsals. Caitlin has been a strong advocate and a key reason for the growth and success of our music program.” — Colette Swenson, Head Counselor
Thea Pulido for excellence in Visual Arts
“Thea Pulido for high quality work and a willingness to challenge herself. She trusts the process even while doubting herself and creates quality and meaningful work.” — Colette Swenson, Head Counselor
Ashly Brown for excellence in Visual Arts
“Ashly Brown is an incredible artist that is dedicated to her work. She is inspiring and will be a very successful artist.” — Colette Swenson, Head Counselor