Art contest winners celebrated

Malibu High School PTA Reflections art contest winners (back row) Helen Wuellner, Jamie Le, Jordan Michaelson, Jade Bates, Ellie O’Neill, (front row) Milo Sposato, Hayley Haag and Destiny Edman celebrate their achievement. 

Malibu High School celebrated the winners of the annual PTA Reflections art contest last Wednesday. This year’s contest was themed “The Magic of a Moment.” 

The first-place middle school winners are Helen Wuellner, for literature; Jamie Le, for photography; Milo Sposato, for musical composition and Sonny Thatcher, for visual art. 

The first-place high school winners are Jordan Michaelson, for photography; Jade Bates, for literature; Ellie O’Neill, for film; Hayley Haag, for dance choreography; Destiny Edman, for musical composition and Frankie Seely, for visual art. 

About 250 MHS students submitted entries in one or more of six different categories: photography, literature, film, dance choreography, musical composition and visual art. 

The first-place winners will move on to the next level of competition, which encompasses the entire Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District. The competition continues at the regional, state and national levels.