La Mesa Student Receives National PTA Arts Award

Apr 20, 2001, 01:00 ET from National PTA

    CHICAGO, April 20 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Murray Manor
 Elementary School student Emma Lazzara, 8, of La Mesa, California, has
 received the Outstanding Interpretation Award, the top honor for photography
 in the 2000-2001 National PTA Reflections Program. As the recipient of the
 award, Lazzara will receive an expense-paid trip with a parent to National
 PTA's 105th Annual Convention in Baltimore, Maryland, June 23-26 to showcase
 her photograph. She will also be presented with a $750 arts education
 scholarship, a $200 Award of Excellence, and a gold-plated Reflections Program
 medallion.
     Lazzara's work, titled "It would be really strange if fish could fly," is
 an interpretation of the 2000-2001 Reflections Program theme "It would be
 really strange if ... " and was selected among national finalists in the
 category.
     For more than 30 years, the Reflections Program has provided opportunities
 for children and youth to use their skills in creating original works in the
 literature, musical composition, photography, and visual arts fields. This
 year, close to 700,000 students from across the nation participated in this
 National PTA sponsored program.
     The Reflections Program is open to all preschool, elementary,
 middle/junior, and high school students through a PTA or PTSA (Parent Teacher
 Student Association). The 2001-2002 theme asks students to interpret "I hold
 in my hand ... " Anyone interested in participating in the Reflections Program
 should contact their local PTA.
     National PTA, founded in 1897, is the largest volunteer child advocacy
 organization in the United States. Membership in National PTA is open to
 anyone who is concerned with the education, health, and welfare of children.
 For more information on National PTA membership, please call the Membership
 Department at (800) 307-4782, or visit National PTA's website at www.pta.org .
 
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    CHICAGO, April 20 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Murray Manor
 Elementary School student Emma Lazzara, 8, of La Mesa, California, has
 received the Outstanding Interpretation Award, the top honor for photography
 in the 2000-2001 National PTA Reflections Program. As the recipient of the
 award, Lazzara will receive an expense-paid trip with a parent to National
 PTA's 105th Annual Convention in Baltimore, Maryland, June 23-26 to showcase
 her photograph. She will also be presented with a $750 arts education
 scholarship, a $200 Award of Excellence, and a gold-plated Reflections Program
 medallion.
     Lazzara's work, titled "It would be really strange if fish could fly," is
 an interpretation of the 2000-2001 Reflections Program theme "It would be
 really strange if ... " and was selected among national finalists in the
 category.
     For more than 30 years, the Reflections Program has provided opportunities
 for children and youth to use their skills in creating original works in the
 literature, musical composition, photography, and visual arts fields. This
 year, close to 700,000 students from across the nation participated in this
 National PTA sponsored program.
     The Reflections Program is open to all preschool, elementary,
 middle/junior, and high school students through a PTA or PTSA (Parent Teacher
 Student Association). The 2001-2002 theme asks students to interpret "I hold
 in my hand ... " Anyone interested in participating in the Reflections Program
 should contact their local PTA.
     National PTA, founded in 1897, is the largest volunteer child advocacy
 organization in the United States. Membership in National PTA is open to
 anyone who is concerned with the education, health, and welfare of children.
 For more information on National PTA membership, please call the Membership
 Department at (800) 307-4782, or visit National PTA's website at www.pta.org .
 
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