Leadership Lackawanna Youth Art Contest Wrap Up

The Arts — By on June 24, 2005 at 1:22 pm

Leadership Lackawanna’s 2005 youth art contest, “Beyond the View: Lackawanna County through the eyes of our youth” drew more than 250 submissions from area elementary, middle and high school students. BlackOut helped organize the contest and produced promotional materials.

Winners were recognized during a ceremony held at the Mall at Steamtown, Scranton, on Saturday, April 23, and included: Elementary – Quinn Tomcho, First; Austin Pacini, Second; Jamie Sacchetti, Third. Middle School – Amanda Ibanez, First; Brittany Bloom, Second (tie); Shofa Fathyamala, Second (tie); Emily Rinaldi, Third. High School – Aislynn Paccio, First; Patrick McGowan, Second; Desere Smart, Third. Honorable Mention – Hannah Oustrich, Alysia Armbruster, Olivia Cannizzo, Kaela Barchak and Kelli Agostini.

We would like to thank all of the businesses that made the event possible through their generous donations of time and expertise, as well as Dr. Catherine Richmond-Cullen and the Northeastern Educational Intermediate Unit. The success of this event is a testament to the pride this area has in the talent of its youth and to its commitment to the arts here in Lackawanna County.

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